Old Locust Tree Meadow Opens It’s Doors To The Public

The Old Locust Tree Meadow at the Matthew’s Public Library opened its doors to the community on February 1st for a special puppet show featuring guest reader, Jo Ellen Litz. Over 15 children gathered to hear stories about a mouse who wanted to run free, the special story of Groundhog’s Day, and a caterpillar who dreamed of being beautiful one day.

As Litz narrated the tales, puppet master Sheila Redcay choreographed the puppet creatures, making the event a lively and engaging experience for the children. Litz mentioned her love for attending events like these and the importance of conveying the message of nature to children.

After the successful story time, the children had the opportunity to make their own Groundhog puppets in preparation for Groundhog’s Day on February 2nd. The Old Locust Tree Meadow will be open every Wednesday for children to come and hear more stories about the little puppet friends who reside there.

In conclusion, the Old Locust Tree Meadow at the Matthew’s Public Library is a wonderful place for children to learn and have fun. The special opening puppet show was a huge success and the children had a great time listening to the stories, making puppets, and enjoying the company of each other.


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