Furry friends at the library are so much more
If you were lucky enough to visit the Rockridge Library this morning, you likely saw lots of furry friends in the parking lot and even more happy young faces. Funded by the Friends of the Rockridge Library, the library organized a popular petting zoo where some of our littlest neighbors had an opportunity to get up close and personal to animals they never see on the streets of Oakland. Supplied by Barnyard Pals, there were bunnies, ducks, a mama goat, a baby goat, chickens, a
Animals at the library? You bet!
When was the last time you saw animals at a library? Was it a library at the zoo? Or maybe a puppy tied up outside the library's doors? Perhaps a library cat (that's a thing--just check out the cat that almost lost its job) or a furry friend to which new readers read aloud?There is a long tradition of having a domesticated animal at a library, but animals... that's something new and special. On August 6th, the Rockridge library hosted the Little Explorer's Petting Zoo. There