Alex Thomas and Friends
Performer: Alex Thomas
- Oliver’s Animal Adventure: Our new virtual puppet program.
- Caricature Drawing Workshop: Our Caricature Drawing Workshop fortweens & teens.
- Among Us Sculpture Workshop: This program is offered live via Zoom.
- 2D Animation Workshop: Learn to animate using free, open source animation software.
- Dewey the Dragon’s Puppet Story Time: Join Dewey the Dragon and his puppet friends while they read and act out a few of your favorite fun filled fairy tales!
The Amazing Giants
Stiltwalkers, circus variety show & more.
a2magic.com: Library Magic Shows and Magic Workshops
Performer: Jeff Wawrzaszek
Best of the Best Summer Reading Magic Show and 3 Outstanding Magic Workshops, including an All NEW Virtual Magic Workshop. All programs are very family-friendly and guaranteed to charm every age group. With the option of presenting Indoors, outdoors or virtually, where everyone has a front row seat, these are program choices that are perfect for your library. If Covid throws a wrench in your plans, simply cancel, reschedule or go virtual with no worries. A2 Magic is pleased to be in the top 1% of magicians nationwide for 5-Star Google Reviews. These are programs that you and your readers will love, Love, LOVE- GUARANTEED!
Beverly, The Music Lady
Performer: Beverly Meyer
SRP Show Title: Musical Tales of Tails. Interactive show of music and fun for young children 0-8 and families.
- Pre-recorded Show 30 minutes, view for 2 weeks to play on all your online platforms.
- On-Line “Live” show through Zoom (or similar formats).
- LIVE IN PERSON shows inside or outside the library.
Cameron Zvara-Comedy Magician & Entertainer
Performer: Cameron Zvara
45 minute show featuring mind blowing magic, clean comedy, music, & tons of audience participation. Great for all ages both in person & virtual!
Performers: Sem,Teresa & Nash Abrahams
Circus arts - unicycling, juggling, hula hoops, balance, magic & comedy or Circus arts workshops.
Cirque du Papier
Performer: Michael Roy
Origami Entertainment & Education:
- Package #1: Close-up Origami Entertainment (Creating origami for mingling guests at Origami MicRo Gallery or strolling, etc).
- Package #2: 30 minute Origami Stand-up Show followed by 30 - 60 minute hands-on Origami Workshops.
- Package #3: Combo of #1 & #2.
Performer: Jeff Nicholas
A cartooning program filled with original "draw along " cartoon animal
characters and their many wild tales (and tails).
Didgeridoo Down Under: Amazing Virtual Programs!
Performer: Rob Thomas
Under normal circumstances, we perform in person throughout Ohio and nationwide. This summer we are offering only virtual programs in Ohio. All of our virtual programs are available as live stream and/or prerecorded video. We use specialized technology to deliver immersive experiences of sight, sound and imagination!
We offer five unique programs:
- DDU Show: Australian Music, Animals & More! (for ages 3+)
- Protect the Planet: Earth Science & Environmental Entertainment! (for ages 5-14)
- Adventures of the Wild Wolf: Children's Author Visit, Storytelling, Motivational Speaking! (for ages 5-13)
- Aussie Funk Jam: Didgeridoo Workshop! (for ages 6+, especially tweens & teens)
- Music & More from Down Under and Beyond: Didgeridoo Concert! (for adults)
Educational Wildlife Animal Program
Performer: Exotic Zoo
Exotic Zoo is an Educational Wildlife Program. We are a traveling zoo that will bring a variety of exotic mammals, reptiles, and birds from around the world for a hands-on learning experience. We will educate everyone on topics such as the animal's natural habitat, diet, and more! In addition, there is a question and answer session. Lastly, everyone can see and touch the animals as our show is 80% hands-on. The Exotic Zoo Animal Show is fun and educational for all ages!
Performer: Brad Eickhoff
Magic Shows, Foam Parties, Portable Mini Golf, Bubbles
Performers: Sandor & Laszlo Slomovits
Folk music — Shows for children and families, featuring twin brothers (genetically matched vocal harmonies!), playing nearly a dozen instruments, and performing both award-winning original songs, as well as traditional songs and folk-tales from around the world. Lots of audience participation with a variety of singalongs and sign-language, hand-motion songs.
Home-Fried Tales Storytelling
Performer: Lyn Ford
Storytelling for all ages. Interactive fun, humor and heart, even in the Zoomiverse! Several programs available, rooted in Affrilachian folktales, trickster tales, pourquoi stories, and more. Contact Lyn for details.
Special for 2021 summer reading programs: "Tales and Tails".
Jim Cruise Spoon Man
Performer: Jim Cruise
My Virtual Show is called Catch The Rhythm of Reading along with a (BYOS) Bring Your Own Spoons Workshop. Music and comedy for the whole family along with other eating utensil fun!
My on-site show is also called Catch The Rhythm of Reading. Music, comedy and silverware fun with plenty of audience interaction. Workshop would also be available if wanted.
Magic By Jania
Performer: Jania Taylor
Four programs for you to choose from. “There’s Magic in Books” reading enrichment program, “The Magic of Recycling” environment protection enrichment program, “Wanda the Wacky Witch” for Halloween events, and “Christmas Carol’s Family Fun Holiday Magic Show”.
The Magic Nate Show
Performer: ‘Magic” Nate LeGros
A classic magic performance with a modern twist designed to entertain crowds of all audiences.
Masks, Mime, and Imagination: Super Science: A Journey into Space
Performer: Reed K. Steele
SUPER SCIENCE: A Journey into Space Join former NASA Education Specialist, Reed Steele, as he leads us on a space adventure using Super Heroes as a theme. Reed will defy gravity by floating off a chair (Okay, it’s only mathematics) and move things with his mind (Okay, it’s only physics). This event engages participants through the universe using experiments, demonstrations, and hands-on audience participation activities. Join us for lots of super science fun! MASKS, MIME, & IMAGINATION: If you like dick Van Dyke and Red Skelton, you are going to love Masks, Mime, & Imagination. Join Reed Steele as he takes you through a world of imagination using mime, physical comedy, music, and sign language. Take a journey into space with the Astro-nut. Venture to medieval times with comic kings, castles, a fierce dragon, and a beautiful princess. Feel the love and warmth of sign language and music, and enjoy the comic confusion of the Staircase, one of Reed’s signature sketches that he performed for the legendary Bob Hope.
Video Clip: https://artsforlearningindiana.org/artist/reed-steele/
Remy and Friends Library Shows
Performer: Ron Remy, Ventriloquist
Illusions, Juggling, Puppets
Rockin’ and Reading Leonardo
Bring your dancing shoes and best air guitar moves.. it's time to go ROCKIN' and READING with LEONARDO. He is a Parents' Choice Award winning family musician from Chicago strumming into town with a humorous high energy musical program that inspires little rockers to become big readers! This highly interactive performance has plenty of sing-a-longs and dance moves to inspire imagination, creativity and a love of reading in audiences of all ages and abilities. "...Remarkable understanding of a child's world." School Library Journal
Rufus the Dufus
Performer: Chuck Clark
Comedy circus shows showing different juggling and circus tricks in a fun for all ages show. Science circus shows where I explain the science and physics behind the tricks and stunts I'm performing in a show designed for teen programs but also has an age version.
Storytelling With Puppets, Props And Playful Tales
Performer: Mary Jo Huff
Mary Jo presents music, stories, puppets, and props along with activity. She has presented and still presents virtually a 35 to 45 minute set depending on the age of the children.
Ventriloquist Richard Paul “He’s That Funny Puppet Guy!”
Performer: Richard Paul
Richard Paul offers a family fun variety show, reading show, Ha Ha Halloween show, and a Ho Ho Holiday show. All of them include puppets, music, magic, and lots of audience involvement.
Performer: Bob and Sue Durante
Zapp Entertainment is Ohio's one stop shop for all entertainment needs! They are known for their magic and comedy shows and for performing with bubbles.