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Tales with T.A.I.L.S.

Tales with T.A.I.L.S.

Caring Hearts Pet Therapy program Tales with T.A.I.L.S. (Therapy Animals Increase Literacy Skills) seeks to improve children’s reading and communication skills with the assistance of registered therapy animal teams. The children are encouraged to read, engage, and connect with the pet. Bring your favorite book or two or choose one here at the library to share with one of our animal friends. Children will have the opportunity to read individually or in small groups with each of the animals at the session depending on the number of children registered and pets available. Animals are attentive . . . Read More »

Wednesday Summer Reading- Andrew’s Big Show

St. Peter's Church 121 N. Spring St., Middletown, PA

Andrew has been performing his show in libraries across multiple states for over 15 years. His high energy show will put your readers in a festive mood and add a spark to the whole day. Tested in circuses, on cruise ships and in hundreds of different venues around the world, his Juggling, Circus Skills, Physical Comedy, and Audience Participation all combine to make sure young and old alike enjoy the show.

Wednesday Summer Reading- Bright Star Theatre

St. Peter's Church 121 N. Spring St., Middletown, PA

The Velveteen Rabbit- A special gift for a young boy opens up a heartwarming tale of childhood and imagination. Through thick and thin, this story shows us how much care it takes to hold on to special friends, and how important it is to sometimes let those things go. With endearing costumes and unforgettable characters, the Velveteen Rabbit is sure to appeal to your young audience. Based on the classic tale by Margery Williams Bianco, this show examines what it means to love and what it means to be real. 16 years ago Bright Star . . . Read More »

Wednesday Summer Reading- Grins and Grins

St. Peter's Church 121 N. Spring St., Middletown, PA

The Grins & Grins Comedy Show is a fast-paced variety show that incorporates magic, ventriloquism, whip-cracking, “daring” feats of balance, circus skills and more to create a family-friendly show that is WAAAY more than just another juggling act! Ray brings incredible circus skills to the show, all the while trying to rein in Erin and her wacky antics. Together, they pack in a maximum of madcap madness that is guaranteed to please families, children and adults of all ages. Fun kid-friendly performances each week. There are door prizes to win each week too! Part of . . . Read More »

Wednesday Summer Reading- Silly Joe

St. Peter's Church 121 N. Spring St., Middletown, PA

Silly Joe entertains audiences with high-energy songs about the everyday lives of kids and families. With a guitar, a loud voice, a wig, a kazoo, boxer shorts, and a lot of silly body movements, Silly Joe keeps everyone involved in the show. Silly Joe sings about family trips with grumpy dads in “Are We There Yet?” crazy pets in “Timmy Had a Tiger” and “Dumb Dog,” brother and sister relationships in “Little Sister Blues” and “Princess in Training,” and kids who act goofy in “Put It on My Head” and “The Underwear Song.” Mixing stories . . . Read More »

Jak Frost Story Time!

Jak Frost 503 E Emaus St, Middletown, PA

Come to Middletown's Jak Frost Frozen Desserts for Story Time and a free ice cream cone for kids

Wednesday Summer Reading- Talewise

St. Peter's Church 121 N. Spring St., Middletown, PA

Talewise combines storytelling and exciting science experiments into an unprecedented theatrical learning experience. They’ve been delighting children and their families with their interactive, energetic programming since 2004. Fun kid-friendly performances each week. There are door prizes to win each week too! Part of our weekly Wednesday Summer Reading Program at St. Peter’s Church. Kids can stay for a FREE lunch after the show.

Wednesday Summer Reading- Two of a Kind

St. Peter's Church 121 N. Spring St., Middletown, PA

Two of a Kind delights audiences of all ages with their music, good humor and audience participation. David and Jenny Heitler-Klevans of Two of a Kind love bringing people together and building community through music. Their beautiful harmonies accompanied by David’s powerful, rhythmic guitar playing and Jenny’s multi-ethnic percussion instruments create magic on stage. An award-winning husband-wife duo, Two of a Kind presents concerts for families and children of all ages, including songs, puppets, movement, and stories – all with an emphasis on interaction and participation. Themes of songs and stories range from reading & . . . Read More »

Hoffer Park Summer Reading Bash

Finish off "All Together Now" Summer Reading Program at the Hoffer Park Bash with MARA and St Peter's Church