Imagine my surprise this morning when I discovered that the Fort Dodge Public Library had added a coat of paint to the entire library in celebration of my arrival!

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They had also installed a brand new building block table!

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It appears they had a very "large" supply of building blocks to work with!

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Luckily, even with all the fun distractions, I was able to round up the crowd for story time.

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Later at the Thompson Public Library, librarians from four different libraries were in attendance!

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By the time everyone finished filing in, the room was filled with over 90 people!

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Afterward, I complimented a kid on his awesome listening behavior. That's when he told me I should refer to him as "Mister Awesome."

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Unfortunately, I was mistakenly registered as a "Take Me Home" prize, so I had to disappoint some audience members!

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Dan's Wise Advice of the Day: They say every dog has his day. However, famed dog Moocherbits gets every other Friday and two hours on the third Tuesday of every other month.