Tuesday, Sept. 19 was Talk Like a Pirate Day and the Radford Public Library set sail for mischief and mayhem in it’s annual celebration. Library staff set the tone for the day by dressing the part and invited all local buccaneers to join in the fun.
The Captain and crew of of the Radford Public Library: (from left) Library Director Elizabeth Sensabaugh, Claire Broyles, Barry Moore, Duncan Hall, David Banker, Janet Crenshaw (on the phone) and Katherine Kelley
A Pile of Paperwork is no match for this pirate Library Director Elizabeth Sensabaugh.
First Mate and Bosun of the library staff are ready to greet the tiniest boarders. Pictured are: Judy Durham and Janet Crenshaw
A seafaring trio, from Left Layla Williams (age 2), her mother Carlin, and sister Lyric (age 1)
TJ Penn, 3, tries out his hook and hat.
Captain Killian Cook is “almost two!” He came to pirate day with a shark on his shirt and a monkey on his back.
Samantha Crenshaw (age 11) mentors Aly Calfee (age 9) in the finer points of hook making
Ferocious pirate Aly Calfee masters her intimidating grimace.