"Zoo to You" program brings animals to Goleta library

Kids crowd Goleta Valley Library to see "Zoo to You" animals up close

POSTED: 05:08 PM PDT Jul 16, 2013    UPDATED: 05:39 PM PDT Jul 16, 2013 
GOLETA, Calif. -

Kids of all ages packed into the Goleta Valley Library to get an up-close and personal look at rarely seen animals.

The "Zoo to You" program is hosted by Conservation Ambassadors. The Paso Robles animal rescue teaches the importance of providing homes for displaced, abused and abandon animals.

Tuesday, several animals were on display including a small South American monkey, African porcupine, and an owl that can be found on every continent, except Antarctica.  

The Santa Barbara Public Library system will host Zoo to You event on the following dates: 

Please arrive 15 minutes early as seating is limited. These performances are part of the annual free Summer Reading Program for children and teens. Youth are encouraged to visit the library, read books, and earn prizes.