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HARRISBURG, Pa. — Lions, tigers, and bears, oh my! The Library will be full of all sorts of stuffed animals during the “On Your Mark… Get Set… READ!” 2016 Summer Reading Club. The Library will hold an “Animal Parade” at various library locations throughout the summer.


Kids are welcomed to bring their favorite stuffed animal friend to be a part of The Library’s Animal Parade. They will make fancy hats, learn songs and dance, and march their way through The Library with a favorite animal in tow. Grab a teddy bear, giraffe, or other stuffed friend and join the procession! No registration required.

Animal Parade events will be held at the following locations:


Kline Library

530 S. 29th Street, Harrisburg

Tuesday                June 21           10:15 am


Madeline L. Olewine Memorial Library

2410 N. 3rd Street, Harrisburg

Tuesday                July 5              10:15 am


East Shore Area Library

4501 Ethel Street, Colonial Park

Wednesday          July 13             10:15 & 1:30 pm


Northern Dauphin Library

683 Main Street, Lykens

Monday                July 25                        10:15 am


William H. & Marion C. Alexander Family Library

200 W. 2nd Street, Hummelstown

Thursday              August 4                     10:15 am


Elizabethville Area Library

80 N. Market Street, Elizabethville

Monday                August 11                    10:15 am


The “On Your Mark… Get Set… READ!” Summer Reading Program is sponsored by the Dauphin County Library System, American Sentinel Insurance Company, BB&T, Capital BlueCross, Centric Bank, Fulton Bank, M & T Bank, Metro Bank and Mid Penn Bank with additional support provided by Wells Fargo. For more information on The Library’s Summer Reading Club, go to or call the Youth Services Department at 566-0949, ext. 217.

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