The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo will visit the Headquarters library again on July 27th and August 10th. For June's program, the zoo staff presented on Florida wildlife and showcased the Corn Snake, Box Turtle, and American Alligator (photo, left). Live animals are present at all zoo events at the library. These programs are family friendly and great for all-ages.
Friday, July 27th 4:00-5:00pm in Meeting Room A
Topic: Zookeeping as a Career
Learn what it takes to be a zookeeper from the SFC Teaching Zoo keepers themselves! Do you love animals and think you've got what it takes to be a zookeeper? Bring your questions and get ready to see some of their animal ambassadors up close and personal.
Friday, August 10th 4:00-5:00pm in Meeting Room A
Topic: Why Zoos Matter
Why do zoos exist? What role do they play in the conservation of different species of animals? Learn the answers to these questions and much more! The SFC Teaching Zoo staff will be here with their animal ambassadors to teach the importance of zoos in not just our community but around the world.