New Park Preview, Therapy Dog Visit Included At Upcoming Odenton Library Festival


The Odenton Library Community Festival is this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The library branch is pictured above. (Jacob Baumgart/Patch)

ODENTON, MD - Residents are invited to the Odenton Library Community Festival this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks will discuss the new Odenton Library Community Park, which is currently in the design phase. The $8.3 million park will have pickleball courts, a playground and walking trails. Phase One is scheduled to open in 2025. An eventual Phase Two will bring an amphitheater and a dog park.

The festival will also welcome a therapy dog from Pets on Wheels. The children's area will host kindness rock painting. There's also a library scavenger hunt.

Public school leaders will be on hand to greet students. Other community organizations will be on-site to share their resources.

Completion prizes will be available for Summer @ Your Library participants. Attendees can also treat themselves to ice pops.

At 11:15 a.m., young children can partake in an outdoor Music and Movement program. Kids will sing, chant, play instruments and dance while exploring the sounds, rhythms and patterns of the English language. Families can bring a blanket or a chair while they watch the show.

The Odenton branch of the Anne Arundel County Public Library is located at 1325 Annapolis Road. Its phone number is (410) 222-6277.

More information on the event is posted here.

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