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UW-Stevens Point offers weekly ‘Story Time at the Museum’

By Portage County Business Council

Preschoolers and parents will share time together hearing stories about animals and nature every Friday this fall at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s Museum of Natural History.

Story Time at the Museum is a free, weekly public program held from 10-11 a.m. starting Friday, Sept. 13. Museum staff or student volunteers bring natural history to life through books as well as an activity or art project related to the stories. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Programs and book titles for September and October include:

  • 13, “I Wanna Iguana” and “The Iguana in Lavender Socks”
  • 20, “Elmer” and “Hooray for Hat”
  • 27, “Who Needs a Hug?” and “The Koala Who Could”
  • 4, “Dinosaurumpus!” and “Crunch, the Shy Dinosaur”
  • 11, “Peanut Butter and Jellyfish” and “Touchy the Octopus Touches Everything”
  • 18, “But First, We Nap” and “Sloth Slept On”
  • 25, “Starry Safari” and “Roar! A Noisy Counting Book”

Registration is recommended. Call 715-346-2858 or email, then meet for story time at the museum on the first floor of Albertson Hall (library), 900 Reserve St., Stevens Point. Metered parking is available in Lot R across from the library.

Caption: Preschoolers and their parents or grandparents can enjoy stories about animals and nature in UW-Stevens Point’s Museum of Natural History Fridays this fall.