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Children's Book Week activities

In celebration of Children's Book Week May 11 - 17, United Way of Greater Toledo, Panera Bread and NBC 24 have planned a variety of free events in conjunction with their Let's Read You & Me program, an ongoing book drive that promotes the importance of early literacy.

Monday, May 11 - 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Toledo-Lucas County Public Children's Library - 325 N. Michigan St., Toledo        

  • Reading by Toledo children's book author Denise Fleming, puppet show and art treasure hunt

Tuesday, May 12 - 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Toledo Museum of Art - 2445 Monroe St., Toledo

  • Art activities, local celebrity storytellers and kid-friendly tours

Wednesday, May 13 - 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Panera Bread - 3043 Glendale Ave., Toledo

  • Special costumed guest, art activities, storytelling and snacks

Thursday, May 14 - 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Toledo Botanical Gardens - 5403 Elmer Dr., Toledo

Local celebrity storytellers and garden tours

Friday, May 15 - 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Panera Bread - 6658 Airport Highway, Holland

  • Meet Muddy, the Mud Hens mascot, games and snacks
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