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Visitors to Fauquier County libraries will have a chance to interact with animals on Saturday, June 29.

Fauquier County Public Library presents Wildlife Ambassadors, as part of the 2019 summer reading program.

“This family-friendly event will provide an up close and personal interaction with amazing animals found right in our own backyards,” according to a library news release.

Based in western Loudoun County, Wildlife Ambassadors is an environmental educational organization that teaches respect for wildlife and the environment.

The animals are non-releasable wildlife, unwanted pets and captive-bred educational animals, according to the news release. In addition to spreading the word about conservation and respect for nature, Wildlife Ambassadors provide permanent homes for exotics, farm animals and native non-releasable wildlife, the news release said.

Wildlife Ambassadors will be at all three Fauquier County Public Library locations on Saturday, June 29. The program will be at the Bealeton branch from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., at Warrenton central library at the John Barton Payne building from 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. and at the John Marshall branch from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m.

To learn about the summer reading program special events and programs, go to fauquierlibrary.org or pick up a summer calendar of events at one of the libraries.

Fauquier County Public Library locations are: Warrenton central library, 11 Winchester St.; Bealeton branch library, 10877 Willow Drive North; and John Marshall branch library, 4133 Rectortown Road, Marshall. Call 540-422-8500 for more information.

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