August is National Dog Month

The Children's Library will celebrate with many canine-themed activities!

"Dog Breed Garden Hunt” August 2nd-12th. Grab a page from the bins at the parking lot entrance and head into the gardens to match up pictures of different dog breeds with their names.  Be sure to fill in your name and contact information and drop your completed paper into the return bin to be entered to win a dog-themed prize!


Dog-themed indoor scavenger hunt. August 9th-27th.  Follow the paw print clues around the library.  Find the clues, answer the questions, and be entered to win a dog-themed prize!  Go to the Children's Library desk to find your first clue.


"Dog Character Hunt in the Garden.  August 13th - 26th.  Walk through the Wagnalls Gardens and match the details of these famous dog character stories to their names.  Return your answer paper for a chance to win a dog-themed prize!  Activity sheets will be in a bin at the parking lot entrance.


Dog photo contest. Send in a picture of your dog reading or dressed up as a favorite character and get an entry for a prize pack for your dog. Please be aware that all submissions may be shared on our social media sites as well as displayed in the library.  If you'd prefer your photo to not be shared, please say so when submitting it.  Final day to submit pictures is the August 21st.  Send pictures to: ablume@wagnalls.org.