Tuck Tuck the Sloth's Adventure at Ojai Library

Submitted by Ojai Valley Scribe on
illustration of a cute sloth

Once upon a time in the sunny town of Ojai, there lived a little sloth named Tuck Tuck. He was always curious and loved going on adventures with his friend, Nellie. One day, Nellie told Tuck Tuck about a magical place called the Ojai Library, where they could listen to wonderful stories at storytime!

Tuck Tuck was so excited that he could hardly contain his joy. They skipped and hopped all the way to the library, where they met the friendly librarian, Blanca. She had a big smile that made them feel welcome and happy.
After the enchanting storytime, Blanca invited them to join a craft activity and play some fun games. Tuck Tuck and Nellie had a blast creating colorful masterpieces and laughing together.
As Tuck Tuck looked around the library, he noticed how hard the librarians worked, checking books, and answering questions from curious readers. The little Sloth wondered what it would be like to work at the library. So, he decided to find out!
With determination in his heart, Tuck Tuck mustered up the courage to walk up to the library desk. He asked the kind person at the front if they could use a little helper. The librarian's face lit up with delight and explained that they had a special position called a volunteer, where he could help them!
Tuck Tuck didn't hesitate for a moment. He eagerly volunteered to assist the librarians with all their tasks. From shelving books to organizing storytime props, Tuck Tuck happily did everything he could to make the library even better.
He was having so much fun that time flew by quickly. When he finally looked around, Tuck Tuck realized that Nellie had already gone home. He felt a bit worried, but the librarian reassured him. She told Tuck Tuck that Nellie's mom was on her way to pick him up and that everything would be okay.
Soon, Nellie's mom arrived, and Tuck Tuck happily hopped into her arms. He couldn't wait to tell Nellie all about his exciting day at the library!
As they waved goodbye to the librarians, Blanca smiled at Tuck Tuck and said, "Thank you, Tuck Tuck, for being such a wonderful helper on our busy day!"
From that day on, Tuck Tuck and Nellie visited the Ojai Library often. They continued to listen to captivating stories, create beautiful crafts, and, of course, help out as loyal library volunteers. And they lived happily ever after, with books and adventures to fill their days!

stuffed animal sloth at computer holding a library card