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Saturday, February 5

1:00-4:00 p.m.
Parrot Party
Calling Parrotheads of all ages! Help us kick off the 10th Annual On The Same Page community reading program with a Parrot Party at the Cincinnati Zoo. Learn all about these fascinating birds and see the Zoo's parrots in action! All activities free with Zoo membership or admission. Frisch's Theatre, Cincinnati Zoo, 3400 Vine St., 513-281-4700. After the program, be sure to visit your local library and pick up a copy of Alex & Me: How a Scientist and a Parrot Uncovered a Hidden World of Animal Intelligence—and Formed a Deep Bond in the Process by Dr. Irene Pepperberg.

Saturday, February 12

11:00 a.m.
A visit from the Greater Cincinnati Bird Club. Delhi Township Branch

Saturday, March 5

2:00 p.m.
Talk and book signing by author Irene Pepperberg. Main Library

3:00 p.m.
Wings of Wonder
Meet new bird friends from the Cincinnati Zoo. Mt. Washington Branch

Saturday, March 12

12:00 noon
Pet Care Tips. The League for Animal Welfare will discuss basic obedience, dog bite prevention, and how to make wise pet adoption choices. Mariemont Branch

1:00 p.m.
Parrots as Pets, with the Greater Cincinnati Bird Club. Sharonville Branch

2:00 p.m.
Join the TechCenter for interactive and creative activities. Enjoy podcasts, videos, blogs, and more about Alex & Me. TechCenter, Main Library

Friday, March 18

7:00 p.m. (Wine and cheese reception at 6:30)
A special book discussion sponsored by the Association for Psychoanalytic Thought and the Kapp Memorial Library/Cincinnati Psychoanalytic Institute. 3001 Highland Avenue/Corryville (near University Hospital). Free parking available. Advance registration requested. Please contact Janet Wiehe (513-531-0415) or e-mail AssnPsaThought@aol.com.

Saturday, March 19

2:00 p.m.
A representative from Parrot ALERT talks about pet care and having a feathered member of the family! Forest Park Branch

Sunday, March 20

2:00-4:00 p.m.
Pet Day! Bring your pets to the Main Library for an afternoon of fun activities. Find out what you pet is really thinking by meeting with an animal communicator, learn about pet health and nutrition and much more! Main Library, Reading Garden Lounge

Friday, March 25

3:00 p.m.
Birds, Birds, and More Birds!
A representative from the Cincinnati Bird Club talks about bird breeds and how to care for your pet bird. Pleasant Ridge Branch
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