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Monday, May 15, 2017

Goats!

Did you know that on May 27, you have the opportunity to get an up close view of baby goats? There will be
...a fun day with food, drinks, door prizes and of course everyone's favorite backyard friend...GOATS. The adorable critters are being brought to us by our friends at MillCreek Dairy in Chester NH. Goat selfies or other photo ops are encouraged!
It will all be happening at Blue Seal in Derry.. Read more here.

Goats seem to be in social media quite a bit of late. Did you catch the video on Facebook of the yoga group practicing with baby goats? I have it on good authority that a Nesmith Library staff person will be exercising with goats! Sessions take place at Jenness Farm in Nottingham, NH for ages 14 and up. In case you missed the video, here it is:



Would you like to raise goats of your own? Look for The Backyard Goat: An Introductory Guide to Keeping Productive Pet Goats by Sue Weaver [639.39 WEA] to get you started.

If your kids want to read stories about goats, there's the classic folktale, The Three Billy Goats Gruff, which is available in eAudio, or in picture book form [JP THR]. Then, if you want even more fictional goats, there are these:

Church, Caroline. Little Apple Goat. [JP CHU]

Fox, Mem. Let's Count Goats. [JP FOX]

Helquist, Brett. Grumpy Goat. [JP HEL]

McPhail, David. David. A Girl, a Goat, and a Goose. [E MCP]

Westera, Marleen. Sheep and Goat. [J WES]

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