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Page Turner Adventures - Imagine Your Pirate Story - Show Day - Week 10
"Captain Book & the Book-a-neers!" (Part 1)

ARRRRR ye ready for some high seas adventure, mateys?!  See PART 1 of "Captain Book & the Book-a-neers!"   Our friends Page Turner & Kenny try to figure out a pirate mystery and assist Captain Book & his crew from hearing the same story over and over again! 

Check out the library calendar tab & then see active programs to join us for the show! 




 

Stop by the library to find some pirate books to read!  Keep reading and imagining with your friends at the library this summer!  And remember, "When you read, every day is an adventure!" 
 
Page Turner Adventures - Bonus Activity
Such a Library Game and Contest

Page Turner Adventures brings us a game and contest for you to participate in based on the book "Such a Library" by Jill Ross Nadler!  Watch the program below to join the fun and possibly win a prize! 

 



 
Page Turner Adventures - Imagine Your Pirate Story - This Week's Adventure
Storyology Preview for the Week 10 - Imagine Your Pirate Story

AAAye maties!  Join us for a week of plank walkin', craft creatin' and pirate adventures with our friends from PageTurner Adventures.  See this week's preview in Storyology and join in the fun! 

https://player.vimeo.com/external/444363878.sd.mp4?s=df9b4ca76b604326331ae8284924fb2e92223e9e&profile_id=164&download=1
Five Minutes of Fun - Episode 5 - Jay & Leslie
Fun with Juggling and More Nonsense

FIVE MINUTES OF FUN! - Episode 4

Join us for Five Minutes of Fun - Episode 4 with our friends Jay & Leslie from Juggling and other Nonsense!

Let's see if we can solve a mystery with Jay & Leslie!

Keep learning and reading with your friends at the library!

See program HERE! 


 


Page Turner Adventures - Imagine Your Theater Story - Overview - Week 9
Overview of Theater Week

It is Theater Week with our friends from Page Turner Adventures!  See what fun is in store for you and all our patrons!   Programs, craft directions and videos, author interviews and much more can be seen on the "Library Calendar" tab, then click on 'view active programs here' 

Theater Week in Storyology


 
Page Turner Adventures - Imagine Your Circus Story - Guest Performer Day - Week 8
Circus Kirkus with Kirk Marsh
Page Turner Adventures - Imagine Your Circus Story - Guest Performer Day - Week 8 

See the Circus Kirkus and meet Kirk Marsh, clown and circus ower.  He talks about the three very important qualities you need to be a circus performer.  Then you can watch some of the extremely talented performers he employs in the Circus Kirkus!  

See program HERE! 


Fun Friday Nights - BONUS videos from Page Turner Adventures
Kids Club News (with clowns) and The Less Stress-inator

Fun Friday Nights - short BONUS videos with Page Turner Adventures! 
Enjoy this Kids Club News interview that Page Turner conducts with Kenny (the clown) and then learn how to control you stress in difficult situations with the Less Stress-inator!   Enjoy! 

See programs HERE! 




 
Five Minutes of Fun - Episode 4 - Jay & Leslie
Fun with Juggling and More Nonsense


FIVE MINUTES OF FUN! - Episode 4

Join us for Five Minutes of Fun - Episode 4 with our friends Jay & Leslie from Juggling and other Nonsense!

Let's see if we can solve a mystery with Jay & Leslie!

Keep learning and reading with your friends at the library!

See program HERE! 




 


Page Turner Adventures - Imagine Your Circus Story - Week 8
Storyology Preview for the Week 8 - Imagine Your Circus Story

Join us this week for "Imagine Your Circus Story" with Page Turner Adventures!   See the preview below and then check out the 'Library Calendar' tab and 'View active programs here...' to watch something every day this week!  Craft, magic and fun with the circus folks! 



 
Fun Friday Nights - "Juggling Workshop"
Fun with Juggling and More Nonsense
Join Jay and Leslie from "Juggling and More Nonsense" as they give you a quick and eash lesson in how to juggle! 

Approx.  25 minutes
Audience:  All Ages 

See program HERE! 




 
Page Turner Adventures - Imagine Your Water Story - Show Day - Week 7
Burl the Bubble Guy
Page Turner Adventures - Imagine Your Water Story - Guest Performer Day - Week 7 

Enjoy this very entertaining and talented man as he amazes us with bubbles!   You will not want to miss "Burl the Bubble Guy!" 

See program HERE! 






 
Five Minutes of Fun - Episode 3 - Jay & Leslie
Fun with Juggling and More Nonsense

FIVE MINUTES OF FUN! - Episode 3

Join us for Five Minutes of Fun - Episode 3 with our friends Jay & Leslie from Juggling and other Nonsense!

Let's learn about colors, shapes and patterns with Jay & Leslie!

Keep learning and reading with your friends at the library!

See program HERE!




 


Page Turner Adventures - Imagine Your Water Story - Week 7
Preview of Water Week

Here is what is coming up this week in a "Splashing" Storyology with our friends at Page Turner Adventures! 

Let's see what we can learn about the wonderfurl world of water this week!   

Keep reading and learning with your friends at the library this summer! 


 
Fun Friday Nights - "Sum of Our Favorite Numbers" Show
Fun with Jay & Leslie from Juggling and More Nonsense

Join us for a Fun Friday Nights at 7:00 p.m. on July 10th as we are entertained by Jay & Leslie from Juggling and More Nonsense as they present the show
"Sum of Our Favorite Numbers"! 

Grab some popcorn, gather your family and enjoy this hilarious adventure with numbers (and letters)! 

Approx. 30 minutes
Audience:  All Ages are welcome to join us! 




Find the show on the "Calendar tab" / "See active programs" -
to be activated on Friday evening! 


 
Five Minutes of Fun - Episode 2 - Jay & Leslie
Fun with Juggling and More Nonsense
FIVE MINUTES OF FUN! - Episode 2

Join us for Five Minutes of Fun - Episode 2 with our friends Jay & Leslie from Juggling and other Nonsense!

See program HERE! 





 
Page Turner Adventures - Imagine Your Cooking Story - Week 6
Storyology Preview for the Week 6 - Imagine Your Cooking Story


Here is what is coming up this week in Storyology with our friends as Page Turner Adventures! 

Let's see what you can "cook" up this week!   (It's gonna be hot, so maybe an egg on the sidewalk?) 

Keep reading and learning with your friends at the library this summer! 

 





 
Five Minutes of Fun - Episode 1 - Jay & Leslie
Fun with Juggling and other Nonsense


FIVE MINUTES OF FUN! - Episode 1

Join us for Five Minutes of Fun - Episode 1 with our friends Jay & Leslie from Juggling and other Nonsense!
 

See show HERE!

Keep learning with your friends at the library this summer!



 


Page Turner Adventures - Imagine Your Music & Art Story - Show Day - Week 5
Guerilla Art Challenge Show

Check out our library calendar & view programs for today's show "Guerilla Art

Challenge" with Riley Roam!  See what you can create?  



Page Turner Adventures - Imagine Your Music & Art Story - Week 5
Storyology Preview for the Week 5 - Imagine Your Science Story

Here is what is coming up this week with Page Turner Adventures and Storyology!

Keep reading, learning and doing with your library this summer! 



 
Fun Friday Nights - "Wizard Academy" Show
Experience a day in the life of a W.I.T. (wizard in training) at the Wizard Academy


Join us for Fun Friday Nights on Friday, June 26th at 7:00 p.m. 
as we become W.I.T.'s (wizards in training) as part of "The Wizard Academy" with our teacher, Professor Hackensneeze (entertainer, David Engel)


The bumbling Professor Hackensneeze makes a visit from the Hogwarts Academy to teach kids and their Muggles, the Secrets of their Innermost Powers. This loony Professor of Wizardry leads children on a zany and mystical day-in-the-life of a Wizard In Training (W.I.T). Magic potion recipes, wand etiquette, slapstick antics, talking Trolls and a visit from his furry Sidekick Mortimer are all hallmarks of this great family-friendly show. Presto Hilarioso!

Gather with your family, grab some popcorn and maybe your wand as you take part in "The Wizard Academy!"  

Audience:  All ages         Approx.  50 minutes 


SEE PROGRAM HERE!





NOTE:  If you cannot join us on Friday, June 26 - this show will be available to watch ALL SUMMER after it's original airing.  Watch it as many times as you like!!  
Summer Reading Program 2020
Imagine Your "Adventure" Story

Summer Reading continues this week at the library! 

C
heck out what is in store for Imagine Your Adventure Story with the House Memorial Library and Page Turner Adventures! You do not what to miss this!

If you have not yet signed up for virtual Summer Reading 2020 - do so today! Just contact Ann at the library 402-385-2521 or sign up online (see the items lower on this page). 

Join us on a great adventure this summer and become a Storyologist!


 


Fun Friday Nights - "Dragons: Return of the Ice Sorceress"
Science Teller Story - Summer Reading 2020 - Imagine Your Story

Join us for Fun Friday Nights on Friday, June 19th at 7:00 p.m. 
as we enjoy the show "Dragons: Return of the Ice Sorceress" by our friends at Science Tellers. 

Gather with your family, grab some popcorn (or maybe popsicles for this one) and enjoy some Dragon tales!  

Audience:  All ages         Approx.  30 minutes 



See Program HERE!





NOTE:  If you cannot join us on Friday, June 19 - this show will be available to watch ALL SUMMER after it's original airing.  Watch it as many times as you like!!  
Book Discussion Group

Join us for our next Book Discussion on
Tuesday, July 21 at 7:00 p.m.   
We will be discussing the Pulitzer Prize winning novel "Empire Falls" by Richard Russo.     

Books are now available for pick up
at the library!    





 

Fun Friday Nights - "Fairly Mixed Up Tale" Show
Summer Reading 2020 - Imagine Your Story

Join us for Fun Friday Nights on Friday, June 12th at 7:00 p.m. 
as we enjoy the show "Fairly Mixed Up Tales" by Jay & Leslie with Juggling and Other Nonsense.  

Gather with your family, grab some popcorn and enjoy some mixed up tales!  

Audience:  All ages         Approx.  30 minutes 


Click HERE to see a short preview! 

SEE THE SHOW HERE!


 
Summer Reading Information Packet

The Summer Reading 2020 information packet is
HERE!  In this packet you will find out how to sign up for summer reading, how to access programs, a preliminary outline of programs, age groups & their reading goals plus how to keep track of your reading minutes (via the Reader Zone app or on a reading record),   A schedule of special programs and an outline of the weekly themes and programs provided by Page Turner Adventures, including a listing of craft supplies and ingredients to start collecting for you to fully participate in their online programs.  As always, you can contact Ann at the library with questions.  We look forward to you signing up and joining us as we launch "Imagine Your Story" Summer Reading Program 2020  for all ages on June 1.


 

Summer Reading Sign Up
Sign up for "Imagine Your Story" House Memorial Public Library 2020 Summer Reading Program NOW! Just CLICK HERE to fill out our registration form. Sign up your whole family today!  We have reading programs for all ages.  Summer Reading starts on Monday, June 1st. Then stop by the library to pick up your summer reading packet OR stop back here tomorrow for a downloadable document outlining the many activities we will be providing this summer to our community!  Imagine Your Story with us this summer!
Summer Reading t-shirts!
 Order your  summer reading t-shirts TODAY!  Only $6.00 each. Available in sizes from Toddler 2 to Adult XXL.  Click here to access an online order form  OR  call Ann at the library for assistance in ordering.  All payments for the total of your order should be placed in a sealed envelope and dropped off in the library dropbox.  We will be placing orders for t-shirts on Fridays, May 29th, June 5th & June 12th.  Order your  Imagine Your Story! Summer READING t-shirts today!