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From left, Aiden Singer, Sophie Bender, Anna Saviage, Nikki James, Lealan Norby, Emma Polson and Patrick Simmons listen to a story about Germany read by Pam Allebach during the Festival of Nations at the Kitchigami Regional Library in Park Rapids. Pam taught them how to say 'gummy bears' in German, and they even got to eat a few. (Abbie Grossman / Enterprise)

Kids travel the world without ever leaving Park Rapids

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Kids traveled to Germany, Sweden, Norway, Greece, Japan, Thailand, Peru and Korea on Tuesday to celebrate different countries and cultures without ever leaving the Kitchigami Regional Library in Park Rapids.


The Festival of Nations was held in the meeting room in the basement of the library, filled with booths holding artifacts and souvenirs from each country featured.

This program was a part of the summer library program and put an exciting spin on education.

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