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Firefighters give kids hands-on training during Farber Library program

Posted on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 7:45 pm


By Woodrow Polston

The Farber Branch Library hosted the Farber Fire Department and the Van-Far Ambulance District last week for a presentation on fire safety. The firefighters went over training exercises on what to do in the event of a fire. The attendants who were present answered all the children’s questions about fire safety. The children were also allowed to go inside the ambulance, go for a ride on the fire truck, and even use the water hose during the presentation. Each child received a gift bag for attending the event.
Those attending were Karley Britton, Raylynn Powell, Danielle Franke, Elijah Franke, Rachel Franke, John Kleinsorge, Rosalie Kleinsorge, Harper Haynes, and parents of the children.
On display now at the Farber Library is information on caves and bats, which the children also took time to view. The next program at the Farber Library, as part of the summer reading program—“Oceans of Possibilities”—is on Eagles, Missouri Raptors on June 29, at 10 a.m. by the Missouri Department of Conservation.
Other summer programs are scheduled for July 6, on Bees at 10 a.m., and on July 20, at 10 a.m. on trees by the Corp of Engineers from Mark Twain Lake. The last scheduled program for the summer is on July 25, at 11:30 a.m. and will be given by The Bubble Professor.
In the library until June 30 there will be information displayed about Missouri caves and bats. From July 5 through July 21 there will be information about Missouri Trees, and from July 25 through Aug. 4 there will be information about Butterflies.