Storytelling with Simon Brooks!

Don’t miss the Grand Finale of the Jackson Public Library’s Every Hero Has a Story Summer Program! Award-winning storyteller Simon Brooks will visit the Whitney Community Center in Jackson on Tuesday, July 28th at 3:15pm. While this program is geared towards elementary school-aged children, it is perfect for the family and all ages are welcome! The program is free and open to the public. For more information, please call us at 383-9731.

“Once upon a tale… Simon takes listeners to a time and place, far away, drawing from a world of stories. From hundreds of tales of myth, legend and folklore, he tells of heroes and heroines, talking animals, dragons, trolls, tales of pirates, Greek gods, and fairies. All his stories are filled with many kinds of treasure and adventure. Simon performs using unique voices to animate his tales and adds expressive body language, which brings the stories to life. Simon’s often-funny storytelling will delight children and adults alike.” (quoted from Simon’s web site)

Funding for this Kids, Books and the Arts Grant event is provided by the Jack and Dorothy Byrne Foundation, CHILIS, Cogswell Benevolent Trust, and is supported in part by a grant from the NH State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts as well as funds administered by the NH State Library and provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. This program is also supported by the Friends of the Jackson Public Library.

We had a host of our own superheroes here at the library last Tuesday for a Superhero Training Workshop! In addition to donning masks and capes, there were numerous challenges to overcome, including: Knocking Down the Villains, developing Mighty Muscles, Web throwing, passing through the Tunnel of Doom, and completing a daring Volcano Rescue Mission, to name just a few. Everyone passed with flying colors. Congratulations, Superheroes!

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