Chippy Chipmunk visits Panther Valley Public Library
CHRIS PARKER/TIMES NEWS Natalie Romankow, 3, of Lansford, meets Chippy Chipmunk at the Panther Valley Public Library. Chippy was on hand as part of a program presented by children's book author Kathy M. Miller of New Ringgold. On Tuesday, Miller, who is a nature photographer, teacher and children's book author, gave a presentation to children aimed at encouraging their appreciation of nature. The program included learning to identify bird songs and how to photograph wild creatures without frightening them. Natalie is the daughter of Carly and Jim Romankow.
The Panther Valley Public Library, 117 E. Bertsch St., Lansford, is holding special programs through its summer reading program. This year's theme is "Dig Into Reading." Children's author Kathy M. Miller of New Ringgold visited the library on Tuesday to teach children how to appreciate nature in their own backyards. As a special treat, Miller brought along a character from her book, "Chippy Chipmunk."