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Goin’ wild at the library!

Published: Thursday, June 26, 2014 11:28 a.m. CST • Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014 11:44 a.m. CST
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Emma Grimm, Grace Irankunba and Garase Irankunba check out a praying mantis from the Iowa State University Insect Zoo this week at the Newton Public Library.
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Kaya Weber holds a walking stick insect.

The entomology department at Iowa State brought tarantulas, scorpions, giant walking sticks, giant millipedes and hissing cockroaches for an Insect Zoo Open House as part of the library’s summer reading program “Fizz, Boom, Read!”  For more programs at the library this summer, visit the library’s website at All programs are free and open to the public.

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