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posted: 2/7/2014 6:14 PM

Book character stars at Town and Country Library

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  • Maryn Iwanski points at Cookie Mouse as she listens to the story, "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie," by Laura Numeroff with her mom, Amy, Friday at the Town and Country Library in Elburn.

       Maryn Iwanski points at Cookie Mouse as she listens to the story, "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie," by Laura Numeroff with her mom, Amy, Friday at the Town and Country Library in Elburn.
    Rick West | Staff Photographer

  • Connor McCarty, 3, of Elburn gets a high-five from Cookie Mouse, star of the book, "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie," Friday at the Town and Country Library in Elburn.

       Connor McCarty, 3, of Elburn gets a high-five from Cookie Mouse, star of the book, "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie," Friday at the Town and Country Library in Elburn.
    Rick West | Staff Photographer

  • Town and Country Library youth services director Dwayne Nelson reads "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" with a special appearance by Cookie Mouse shows Friday in Elburn.

       Town and Country Library youth services director Dwayne Nelson reads "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" with a special appearance by Cookie Mouse shows Friday in Elburn.
    Rick West | Staff Photographer

 
 

Town and Country Public Library in Elburn welcomed a special visitor Friday.

Cookie Mouse, star of the book, "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie," by Laura Numeroff, stopped by to visit with about a dozen kids and to sit in on a reading of the book, along with a reading of "If You Give a Moose a Muffin."

The event was sponsored by Barnes and Noble of Geneva, and after the readings kids got a chance to have their picture taken with, hug or high-five the big mouse.

Monday the library will visited by Mr. Steve "Master Facilitator of Fun!" at 6:30 p.m. Mr. Steve entertains kids with a combination of magic, music, balloon characters and more.

Call the library at (630) 365-2244 for more information.

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