Northfield Public Library!

Northfield Public Library 210 Washington St. Northfield, Minnesota

21 August 2014

Northfield Safety Camp- day 3! Wheels.

Officer Borchert and the kids talk about Stranger Danger.

Kevin from Dakota County Electric gave a great talk and
demonstration about electrical safety- including lightning!
A new lineman for Dakota Electric!
Giant Duck-Duck-Goose game

The younger group were good listeners this morning.
Getting ready for the Bike Rodeo!

Bike/wheels Rodeo with Officer Thad Monroe with the help
of BIKE NORTHFIELD and Police Reserves.

19 August 2014

2nd day at the Northfield Safety Camp- just add water!

Pool Noodle Soccer

Folks from Minnesota Orthodontics informed everyone on the need
for mouth guards and other ways of taking care of your teeth.

The Orange Team

The Yellow/Green Team

The Goldenrod Team

The Red Team

Color wars with Silly String!

The team that found the biggest silly string ball wins!

ATV Safety

In the ambulance after first aid training/

Checking out books with David's help on Booker.

EMS Manager Tex was the celebrity reader today.

Tex got the group in line and ready for an obstacle course.

Acting out a DARE resistance skill.

Checking out the boat.
So many choices- what should I check out!?

Swimming, jumping off the board, trying out life jackets and some
of the rescue tools Officer Matt showed them.

Sopping wet sponge relay- over- under run around, over-under, repeat!!

Showing the group water  and boating safety tips.

Catching-or tying to catch wet balls in towels.

DARE Officer Derrick asked them good questions!

18 August 2014

First day of the Northfield Safety Day Camp!

WOW!   The support we have received has been amazing!  So much thanks goes to the Rice County Sheriff's Departments the ERU and the K9 unit!  The Northfield Fire Department!  Northfield Library's Booker the Book Bus! The CountrysideVeterinary! Chip & Trip Demann and their horse Champ!  Sheriff Dunn was the celebrity reader! Northfield police officer Angela Borchet talked about bullying and on-line safety. Northfield EMS staff! Melissa and Mitchell from Northfield School district's community services division worked to make it run smoothly and volunteers from the YMCA helped with check in/out.
  And this was just the first day!
Basic horse safety with Chip and Tripp DeMann

Sitting in back of the Sheriff's car!
Checking out the front seat of the
Sheriff's car.

Checking out Rice County's Sheriff's
Department vehicles.

Scout the sheriff's department's
K9's badge.
Animal safety with Cannon Valley Vets

Trevor and the dog Scout.

Sheriff Dunn was the celebrity reader!

Reading books checked out from Booker.

Mr Krause from the Northfield Fire Department.

Checking out movies and books from
Northfield Public Library's bookmobile

Rice county ERU showing the kids the heavy
bullet proof shield.
Trying out their special vest- only about 40 lbs!

11 August 2014

The September calendar!

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