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Directions Credit Union® presents Make a Splash Library programs for Summer Reading Club!

(Released May 25, 2010) – Join us for these fun programs this summer as Directions Credit Union® presents Make a Splash, a host of Toledo-Lucas County Public Library events affiliated with the 2010 water-themed Summer Reading Clubs.

 

Through a generous contribution from Directions Credit Union®, the Library will host Richard Paul, aka the “Funny Puppet Guy”; Ming the Magnificent’s ancient Chinese performances; Gordon Russ the Magician, and Tom Seley’s lively music concert of kooky lyrics to tickle your funny bone.

 

The family programs outlined below are designed for Kindergarten through Fifth-grade children. Some programs require registration (see notes below for details).

 

The Library’s 2010 Summer Reading Clubs kick off June 7 through August 7. Ask a librarian how to enter. We hope to see you at some of these programs listed below!

 

For more details, please call 419.259.5207

 

*Make a Splash: Ventriloquist Richard Paul

Richard Paul, a.k.a. the “Funny Puppet Guy”, brings jokes, puppets, magic and hilarious family fun to the library. This program has been made possible by a generous contribution from the Directions Credit Union.

 

Monday, June 7

2:00 Waterville Branch *Registration opens, 5/24/10

7:00 Maumee Branch

 

Tuesday, June 8

1:00 Mott Branch *Registration opens, 5/25/10

3:30 Washington Branch

7:00 West Toledo Branch

 

Wednesday, June 9

1:30 Main Library – Children’s Library

4:00 Birmingham Branch

 

 

*Make a Splash: Ming the Magnificent

Allow yourself to be enchanted by Ming the Magnificent rare and unique act! Ming incorporates ancient Chinese magic, music, and storytelling into his spellbinding performance. This program has been made possible by a generous contribution from the Directions Credit Union and the Library Legacy Foundation.

 

Monday, June 14

2:00 Lagrange Branch

6:30 South Branch

 

Wednesday, June 16

1:30 Main Library – Children’s Library

 

Wednesday, June 23

2:00 Toledo Heights Branch

 

Thursday, June 24

3:00 Washington Branch

 

Wednesday, August 4

2:00 Holland Branch *Registration opens 7/26/10

 

 

*Make a Splash: Splish Splash Magic

Embark on a magical, mysterious high seas adventure with Gordon the Magician. You’ll discover a treasure trove of fun! This program has been made possible by a generous contribution from the Directions Credit Union.

 

Wednesday, June 16

10:30 West Toledo Branch

 

Tuesday, July 20

2:00 Holland Branch *Registration opens, 7/12/10

7:00 Sylvania Branch

 

Wednesday, July 21

1:30 Main Library – Children’s Library

4:00 Birmingham Branch *outside, weather permitting

 

Thursday, July 29

10:30 Reynolds Corners Branch

1:00 Sanger Branch *Registration opens, 5/7/10

4:00 Heatherdowns Branch

 

 

*Make a Splash: Acoustic Rock

Eat your books … Read your vegetables. Mr. Seley presents a concert just for kids! His lively music will get you dancing and his kooky and crazy lyrics are sure to tickle your funny bone. This program has been made possible by a generous contribution from the Directions Credit Union.

 

Tuesday, June 22

2:00 Oregon Branch

6:30 Locke Branch

 

Wednesday, June 23

1:30 Main Library – Children’s Library

4:00 Kent Branch

 

Thursday, June 24

10:30 Reynolds Corners Branch

2:00 Point Place Branch *Registration opens, 6/1/10

 

Monday, August 2

7:00 Maumee Branch *Registration opens, 7/12/10

 

NOTE: For additional information visit toledolibrary.org, or call 419.259.5207.