The Rock Island Public Library Children’s Department will host a virtual show-and-tell about pets via  Zoom at 6:00 pm on Thursday, Kids Can Talk About Their Pets In Rock Island Library's Virtual Show-And-TellFebruary 25.

Each participant will have time to share details about their pet, its name, and what makes it special. “Show and tell is a great way for kids to practice verbal skills and language, and pets are always a popular subject,” said Ranell Dennis, Rock Island Children’s Librarian. “Join us as a family to tell us what you love best about your pet.”

The event is for children in kindergarten through 6th grades and their families. Registration is due by noon on February 24. A link to the online Zoom meeting will be sent to registered participants. To sign up, visit the library calendar at or call 309-732-7360.

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Kids Can Talk About Their Pets In Rock Island Library's Virtual Show-And-Tell
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