Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Felton Library Friends Summer Programs

Spread the word to your friends and neighbors about two wonderful series of programs for children at the Felton branch this summer.

  • Tuesdays 1:30-2:30 pm, from June 14 to July 26, the series "One World, Many Stories" will feature storytelling, dance, music, magic, and gardening (detailed listing below). The series is sponsored by Felton Library Friends, in partnership with the Santa Cruz Public Libraries Summer Reading Program and Felton New Leaf Community Market, with additional support provided by Renee’s Garden, Mountain Feed and Farm, and Camp Joy Gardens. 
  • Thursdays 10:15-11:30 am, from June 16 to July 28, "Ready, Set...Read," for children ages 0-5 and their parents, is an opportunity to "learn about learning."  Each participating family will receive a craft box, books, and a summer full of great ideas for family activities. A team of librarians, teachers, and community specialists will provide information about: Early Literacy and Reading, Speech and Language Development, Nutrition, Child Development, and Physical Fitness and Play. A full schedule for all the library branches (including Boulder Creek on Wednesday mornings) is posted at The series is sponsored by the Santa Cruz Public Library and the County Office of Education.

"One World, Many Stories" --  Programs

Felton Branch Library, Tuesdays 1:30 to 2:30, from June 14 to July 26. 

June 14 -- Celebrate Backyard Food Gardens, with books about gardens, plus
fruit tasting, and seed planting.

June 21 -- Hawaiian Adventure, featuring hula dancers and ukuleles.

June 28 -- Storyteller Keith Targan and flutist Barbara Sieseil perform a magical
tale, Green Golly and the Treasure of Light.

July 5 -- Fratello Marionettes perform The Vaudeville Follies, a variety show
with fabulous marionettes.

July 12 -- Peter Weiss, The Singing Scientist, teaches environmental issues
through music and science.

July 19 -- Don O’Brian and Son present an audience participation performance
of music from many cultures.

July 26 -- The Great Blindini presents his comedy magic show

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