Wow! You librarians don't mess around! I'm getting several calls and e-mails and it's not even the end of November! Just today, I put Mason City, Iowa on my calendar and yesterday I added Columbus, Nebraska. Both of those libraries have had me several years in a row and now everytime I visit it's like visiting dear friends. Columbus and Mason City join Fremont, Papillion, Lincoln, Syracuse, Weeping Water and one Omaha Branch on my calendar so far. This year I performed a
I've been developing the "Fizz, Boom, Read" Summer Reading Program show for over a year now and I'm starting to put the finishing touches on it. There is one element of one trick that kind of bothered me, so I sat down and wrestled with it. Then I asked some of my magician friends what they thought about it, and I got a wide range of opinions. Let me tell you about my dilemma and then I'll tell you what I've decided to do...and why. In my science-themed "Fizz, Boom, Read"