Snakes, spiders attend reading program kickoff

Published 5:17 pm Friday, July 8, 2022

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The kickoff for the Summer Reading Program featured John Barnes, of JB’s Rattles, at the Courtland branch of the Blackwater Regional Library. 

A library news release noted that attendees learned about recognition, safety, snake venom for cancer research and spider venom for diabetes and Alzheimer’s research.

For more information on all programming at Blackwater Regional Library, call 757-653-2821, visit the library’s website ( or Facebook page (