From fiction to real-life

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By Kaylan Anderson

The teddy bear picnic is the kick off of the LaRue County Public Library summer reading program, but the event is open to anyone that wants to come. The Summer Reading Program is open for all children ages 4 to 10 years old. The picnic has been annual an event since 1986, when it was founded by Kathy Crawford who ran the bookmobile. The event was based off the book The Teddy Bear Picnic by Jimmy Kennedy. “The event is for children of all ages. One lady would not tell us how old she was, but her bear was 83 years old.

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