Crafting Critter Comforts (& Reptile Experience!)

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Program Description

Event Details

Come meet a reptile and make a critter comfort craft!

You can choose between creating a bug hotel, a toad abode, or a blooming pot!

Bug Hotel - create a buggy place with bamboo, sticks, and a tin can.
Toad Abode - decorate a flower pot to turn over for your backyard toad.
Blooming Pot - decorate a terracotta pot and plant a flower. 

All with a reptile encounter provided by Rocky Gap State Park.



The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the Programming Department at 301-777-1200.

Accompanying Adults

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

Photo Disclaimer

Allegany County Library System may be taking photos at library sponsored programs.  Your participation in the program signifies your permission for us to use any photos that we take of you.  Please speak to a librarian now if you would prefer that your photo not be taken.  

Please Observe Social Distancing Guidelines for Outdoor Events

Masks are strongly encouraged when selecting books and retrieving crafting kits from library staff.  Families are asked to observe a distance of 6 feet from other families, children must stay with their families.  

We are using guidelines from the CDC, State of Maryland, and Allegany County Health Department. Even as we follow these guidelines, as a public space and service we cannot guarantee a germ-free environment. Attending an event is your decision based on the needs of you and your family. For patrons not comfortable attending an event, we will be offering virtual programs.