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Touch a Truck: Concrete Truck, Dump Truck, Semi

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Do your kids get excited when they see big trucks? Come to the East Side Library and join us for a chance to get up close to a couple BIG TRUCKS!!

Join us for stories, songs, and fun with big trucks! We will have a semi, concrete mixer, and dump truck from Rasmussen Group here to explore! 

In case of inclement weather, this program may be canceled. 


Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Children’s Program

Children under 10 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver over 12 years old.

Inclement Weather

This program is hosted outdoors. In case of inclement weather please check back here for updates. 

Outdoor Program

This program is hosted outdoors.  

In case of inclement weather please check back here for updates.