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Barks 'N Books Reading Day at Purina Farms
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Visit the newest interactive reading experience for kids in the St. Louis area – Barks 'N Books Reading Day at Purina Farms! This free book reading features USO comfort dogs and gives your kids the opportunity to read to them. Reservations are not necessary.

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Books and Butterflies

Experience this storytelling adventure at The Butterfly House. Your little ones will enjoy fun storytime readings with some very special guests. Books and Butterflies is included with Butterfly House admission.

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Gateway Region YMCA Book Fair

More than 1 million new and quality used books, CDs, magazines and records will be available at the 40th Annual Gateway Region YMCA Book Fair Aug. 17-21. Proceeds from the fair benefit Y Community Literacy programs.

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Bookworm Brunch Featuring Curious George

Do some "monkeying around" with Curious George at the Butterfly House during this Bookworm Brunch. You'll read Curious George Plants a Tree, make fun crafts, fill your tummies and get a photo with the guest of honor – Curious George himself!

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The St. Louis Storytelling Festival Brings Tales to Life for Families

From May 2-5, the 39th annual St. Louis Storytelling Festival, the largest free storytelling festival in the world, will bring together locally and nationally-renowned storytellers for a series of events that honor and celebrate the ancient art of storytelling. Through folklore, poetry and humor, artists will not only entertain festivalgoers, but also educate them about life around the world and throughout the ages.

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Mad Mixtures
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Thursday, May 23, 2019

Get ready for some simple chemistry fun with Mad Science! At this free workshop, preschoolers will learn simple chemistry concepts and make some modeling dough to take home.

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