The Bugman has visited thousands of schools, libraries, daycare centers and other venues since 1996. He will show off some awesome living Arthropods. Audience members are alwyas encouraged to look closely at, and even handle Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches, Giant African Millipedes, and even Chilean Tarantulas. Learn to understand the organisms with which we live!
Ohio history comes to life withHistory to Go! Ohio Historical Society staff and volunteers will bring hands-on reproduction items, education collections, and props, literally bringing the museum exhibits to us at the Library!
Come meet players from Central Ohio's one-and-only professional lacrosse team,The Ohio Machine! The players will give you hands-on tips for what the equipment does, how to play, and they'll pose for pictures and autographs with the whole family.
Gator Dave will bring a variety of animals he has rescued, possibly including snakes, alligators, tarantulas, owls, cockroaches, hedgehogs and more. He has over 15 years of experience working with zoos and educating children.
Laugh and learn with theTurtle Lady(Nancy Lockard) as she shares her passion for turtles. Participants will get plenty of touching time with more than 20 turtles, bearded dragons, corn snakes and an amphibian or two.
International gold medalist jugglerMatt Jergenshas been making audiences laugh for over eighteen years. He has thrilled and captivated audiences with his high-energy show of comedy and juggling. In addition to outstanding juggling, he asks children to help with tricks and stunts.