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The 2020 Summer Reading Program theme presents a unique challenge for me. I'm sure many librarians have sensed it as well. How to you make a "Fairy Tale" Summer Reading Program theme appealing to older children? 

It's not easy..but it's not impossible, either. The first...

October 11, 2019

If you thought the "Out of This World" magic show was amazing, wait until you get a load of "Magic, Myth & Mirth"! 

Yes, the show will be fairy tale themed, but don't let that fool you. It's going to be a great show for young children, older kids, parents and even grand...

One thing you need to know about me is that I love visiting obscure tourist attractions. I always have. I've seen big balls of string, Mystery Spots and odd museums from coast to coast. Yes, I'm the kind of guy who actually stops to read those historical markers on the...

Every now and then something wonderfully weird happens. I've just finished my swing through Western Nebraska where I performed at libraries in Hastings, Harrison, Chadron, Hay Springs, Crawford, Morrill and Sidney. But it was in Bayard where something memorable happene...

I absolutely LOVE visiting new libraries and making new friends. For the past two days I've been doing both at five libraries in Kansas. Every year I do just one or two libraries in Kansas, but this year the Sunflower State libraries surprised me! 

Coffey Co. Gridley Br...

February 9, 2019

One thing I hear over and over again from librarians is that they really appreciate it when I customize my shows for the annual Summer Reading Program theme. To let you in on a little secret, I ENJOY putting together a new show each year. Yes, it's sometimes frustratin...

I love this time of year! The nights are getting cooler, the leaves are turning color and Halloween looms on the horizon. It also means I get to work at Vala's Pumpkin Patch. For those of you who aren't familiar with Vala's, it's a farm that encompasses a wide range of...

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