Juggler James Reid will blow your mind with amazing juggling tricks, in which he uses Chinese Yo-Yos, bowling balls and pins and real swords.His show will take place June 4 at Castro Park on 10th Street. Submitted Photo
First, get ready for the Summer Book Sale, which is scheduled for Friday, June 1 and Saturday, June 2, in the conference room at the Library, located at 560 10th Street.
Members can attend the special preview night on Thursday, May 31, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Membership forms will be available during the preview night sale.
Proceeds from the book sales benefit many library activities, particularly those planned each year for children and teens as part of the Summer Reading Program. Funds from the sales also support the Adult Book Discussion Group and other activities throughout the year.
Then, the Friends of the Douglas Library will be offering the 2012 Summer Reading Program, in which The theme is Dream Big Arizona; presenting the adventures of Arizona and celebrating our Centennial and combining that with the National theme of “Dream Big”,promoting following your goals and dreams to be your best.
This is a free program designed to celebrate reading, education, arts, sciences and fun. There will be multiple programs, as well as some fascinating entertainers for all ages during the months of June and July.
The Douglas Public Library wishes to thank to its sponsors: Friends of the Douglas Library, Best Western Hotel, Motel 6, Little Caesar’s Pizza, Wal-Mart, Cochise County Library District and Arizona State Library.
Programs taking place at the Library are as follows:
From June 4-July 19, Family/pre-Kinder, Thursdays 10:15-11:30 a.m.; Youths ages 5-9, Mondays and Wednesdays from 1-3 p.m. and Youths ages 9-13, Mondays and Wednesdays from 3-5 p.m.
From June 26-July 19, Teen Nights ages 13-18, Tuesdays and Thursdays 6-8 p.m.
Then, the Library will be presenting Juggler James Reid on June 4 at 6:30 p.m. at Castro Park on 10th St.
Reid has entertained audiences across the Arizona trail for the past thirty years. His program delivers big fun and big tricks like eating apples while hula hooping, big bowling ball juggling, and the flaming finale.
Fun comedy will keep all ages laughing throughout the performance, while Reid talks about some of the places he has visited, lived, and learned his tricks through the years. He has wowed audiences in venues like Glendale Glitters, Gammage Auditorium, The University Theatre at Yale, and so many more.
To see part of Juggler James Reid show, please visit www.jrjuggler.com
The Douglas Public Library and the Friends of the Douglas Library will be presenting more entertainers and more information will be available at the Douglas Dispatch in the next editions.
For more information, visit the Library or call 417-7357.