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Bison Storytime at Neal Smith – CANCELLED
January 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bison Storytime with Denise Bean
What: Free Bison Storytime with special guest Denise Bean, Youth Services
Librarian for the Iowa Library for the Blind and Print Disabled
When: Friday, January 12 from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge
9981 Pacific St, Prairie City, IA 50228
Enjoy learning about bison through this free educational story time event
presented by Denise Bean, Youth Services Librarian for the Iowa Library for the
Blind and Print Disabled. The program is scheduled on Friday, January 12 from
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm at the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge’s Visitor Center.
Visitors of all ages are welcome to participate in this program.
Participants will create hands-on crafts and enjoy engaging activities,
including working with tactile coloring pages. Attendees will learn about bison
and their habitat, while enjoying the smells of the prairie. For a bonus,
participants will receive a tactile bison bookmark that includes their very own
name in braille.
For questions and to register for this program, please email
[email protected] or call 515-994-3400.
Presenter: Denise Bean, Youth Service Librarian and Braille Transcriber through
the Iowa Library for the Blind and Print Disabled.
The refuge is located right off highway 163 in Prairie City at 9981 Pacific Street
– only about 30 minutes east of Des Moines. For more information about the
refuge and event, including driving directions, please visit our website at
https://www.fws.gov/refuge/neal-smith or check out our Facebook page at
https://www.facebook.com/NealSmithNWR. Specific questions can be
directed to Nancy Corona at [email protected] or (515) 994-3400.