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The Public Library's Summer Reading Program, Tails & Tales, an 8-week celebration of reading, learning, and fun special events you & your whole family can enjoy, is just around the corner! We'll officially kick things off June 5, but for everyone who would like to start reading a little earlier, online registration will open May 14.
Create unique family art using Tissue paper! Fun and easy for the whole family, there is limitless options for what kind of masterpiece you can create! So gather the family for a creative craft! This program is funded by the Friends of the Public Library. For all ages.
A magic, juggling, and comedy show with real and pretend pets featuring some of Ann's own unique "fantastic beasts" and how she found out about them. Ann will pull out all the stops in this performance that highlights stories about animals, kindness and caring for pets, and how to learn more about earth's creatures by using resources at the library. This program is funded by the Friends of the Public Library. For all ages.
Animals, Animals, Everywhere! All kinds of animals are found in Folk Art from every corner of the world. Why do we see so many animals in folk art? Why do we love and need animals so much? Students will reflect on and explore their relationship to animals by learning about animals in folk art and the role they have in global communities. For ages 9-12.
Join magician Cody Landstrom and his sidekick Wolfe Bowart and learn all sorts of fun magic tricks, comedy, performance tips, and how to make your own props. This week learn the cut and restored rope and the keycard and fingerprint trick. This program is funded by the Friends of the Public Library. For ages 13-17.
Guitarist Genevieve Leitner plays music from around the world and across time periods. She has performed in Chile, Germany, Mexico, Austria, Italy, Argentina, and throughout the US. For six years, Genevieve lived in Santiago, Chile, where she delved into the music of Latin America, focusing on the composers and traditional rhythms from this region’s eclectic cultures. In addition to her work as a soloist, Genevieve has a passion for collaborative music. She has performed guitar and sitar in ensembles with a wide range of instruments and singers. Genevieve received her Bachelor of Music degree from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Guitar New Mexico in collaboration with the Friends of the Public Library is excited to present a classical guitar series that will feature local guitarists in concert. For all ages.