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Capt. Barry, the Recycling PirateHosted by the Linden Library, Captain Barry, the Recycling Pirate entertained and educated the kindergarten students from Linden Elementary School on April 11 at the Linden Library. Captain Barry and Sammy the Litter Turtle told the children about what happens with trash at the landfill and what happens with recycled items. The children, their teachers and library patrons were educated and entertained by this dynamic duo.


Barry Mitchell, a native of Tennessee, has been providing entertaining educational programs for children around the world for over three decades. Operating under the principle that children love to laugh and learn, Barry offers programs on a variety topics including encouraging children to read and use their libraries.

This program was sponsored by the Tennessee Litter Grant program, and special thanks goes to Marcia Holder who made this possible. For more information about Barry, go to

The Dolly Parton Imagination Library provides age appropriate books for children from birth to 5 years old. Be sure to register your child. It's free!

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Linden, TN 37096

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