July 17, 2019 – Salina Public Library will have some unusual storytellers as part of Summer at the Library on July 25. Border Collies, Sienna and Joey, and their human Denise Gard will be in the Prescott Room at 10:15 a.m.
Gard brings stories to life using audience participation, her talented dogs and creative storytelling. She has more than 14 years of experience as a professional storyteller, children’s librarian and school librarian. Using tricks and costumes, Sienna and Joey will bring stories about the constellations and planets to life. The performance is free and does not require registration, though space in the Prescott Room is limited.
Summer at the Library includes educational opportunities; children’s performers; storytimes; art and discovery programs; math, reading and technology classes; and movie screenings. The library is also calling on the community to demonstrate the value of reading by helping to reach the goal of 25,000 books read. Each book read this summer, from May 24 to July 25, can be logged toward the goal. As of July 17, 20,852 books had been logged.
Find out more about Summer at the Library, by calling (785) 825-4624, go online to www.salinapubliclibrary.org/summer or stop by the library, 301 W. Elm.
About The Author: Amy Adams
Amy Adams is the library’s assistant director. She is a native Salinan and received a B.A. in English from Bethel College in North Newton. Amy is a voracious reader, picking up anything from fantasy, graphic novels and pop fiction to classics and literary fiction. She loves “Dr. Who” and “Game of Thrones” and admits that she is a bit of a nerd. Her more homespun hobbies include cooking, failing as a gardener, writing, singing and laughing a lot with her husband, children and friends.
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