Scott Petersen the Reptile Man will visit the Mid-Columbia Libraries this week, offering an up-close look at wildlife for youth in the region.
Petersen, who lives near Monroe, will have a variety of snakes, lizards and other exotic creatures on hand when he visits 11 branches of the library system. The visit is part of the library system's Summer Reading Program.
Here's when Petersen will be at the libraries:
Wednesday: 1 p.m. Othello branch; 3 p.m. Basin City branch; 4:30 p.m. Connell branch; 6:30 p.m. Kahlotus branch.
Thursday: 10 a.m. Kennewick branch; noon West Richland branch; 2 p.m. Benton City branch; 6 p.m. Kennewick branch.
Friday: 10 a.m. Pasco branch; 11:30 a.m. Keewaydin Park branch; 2 p.m. Prosser branch.