Jesse Rothaker: Reptile Explorers

Thursday, July 28th 2022

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Library backyard

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Our event will be offered in the Library’s backyard, giving all on the wait list a chance to attend!  Our seats will be offered to registered patrons, wait listed patrons and walk-ins are requested to bring lawn chairs.  Please plan for an outdoor event with sunscreen/hats/fluids, etc. 


Laugh and learn with Jesse Rothacker and his merry band of castaway critters. You’ll meet snakes, lizards, turtles, and crocs from around the world, and they’ll all be in one place – at your local library – so you won’t have to cross the seven seas! Make sure to pick up a free reptile bookmark, and checkout some reptile books from the library the day of the show! For children ages 5+ with a parent or caregiver.

Jesse Rothacker has performed thousands of animal shows for audiences of all ages. He is the founder and president of Forgotten Friend Reptile Sanctuary, the current president of the Lancaster Herpetological Society, a featured animal expert on ABC 27’s Good Day PA, and a regular contributor to a variety of TV, radio, and print media. Jesse’s program has been featured at the governor’s mansion, for the U.S. Congress, with Jay Leno, and many other venues both big and small. Forgotten Friend’s mission is to give reptiles a chance, through fun family programs, and by rescuing abandoned pet reptiles.