Hickory – Preschoolers and their families are invited to learn about fire safety at the Ridgeview Library on Tuesday, October 23, beginning at 11am. The Hickory Fire Department will visit to teach young children the importance of fire safety. They will also bring a real fire truck for little ones to explore and give everyone the chance to meet Pluggie the talking robotic fire hydrant!

Ridgeview Library is located at 706 1st Street SW, at the corner of 1st Street and 7th Avenue SW, beside the Ridgeview Recreation Center. All library programs are free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Hannah Norcutt at the Ridgeview Library, 828-345-6037 or hnorcutt@hickorync.gov or visit the library’s website at www.hickorync.gov/library.