Posted: January 8, 2014 at 5 a.m.

Diane Gately of Rogers portrays “Mother Nature” when she reads to children at Hobbs State Park Conservation Area near Rogers. Saturday’s story time theme will be “Bird Beak Buffet.”

Toddler Time (birth-3 years) and Preschool Story Time (3-5 years) — 9:30 and 11 a.m.; Kibbles and Books Reading Sessions (call to register child readers) — 5:30-7 p.m., Springdale Public Library. (479) 750-8180 or

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Life, Pages 7 on 01/08/2014