Meerkat reading passage

Meerkats are a small animal found in dry areas of southern Africa. They are omnivores, so they eat insects, spiders, snails, eggs, plant roots and more! They will spend much of their day digging in the sand looking for their … Find Out More

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Mayor calls for temporary closures of libraries, community centers, Mary T. Meagher Aquatics Center and some Zoo attractions

Mayor Greg Fischer announced a temporary closure, effective immediately, of all 17 Louisville Free Public Library locations, 13 community centers,  the Mary T. Meagher Aquatic Center and some indoor Zoo attractions. Additionally, two historic homes operated by Louisville Metro Parks & Recreation– Historic Locust Grove and Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing, will close for tours and programs. The grounds at both sites will remain open to the public. Find Out More