Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Puppet Show at Newport Library

Dragon Theater Puppets perform at Newport Public Library's Literacy Park 1:00 pm Wednesday, August 7th. This is the last Dig Into Reading show for the summer but young readers have until August 31st to finish their reading contracts and receive their T-shirt. All children and families are invited to attend this free program. 

“Jason Ropp and his company of puppets are a staple of our summer reading shows,” says Rebecca Cohen of Newport Library. “This summer they are once again performing an original show written specifically for libraries, I Dig Dinosaurs. Jason is a very talented performer who writes the scripts, makes all his puppets and performs all the roles. Something all the librarians appreciate about him is that he takes time after his shows to talk with the children and show them how things work behind the scenes. If folks have young visitors in town, this is a great show to bring them to.” 

To see more about the puppets, check out their website, http://www.dragontheaterpuppets.com/ .  This is a Youtube promo for one of their previous shows:

Wednesday, August 7th, the puppets will also be visiting Waldport Public Library (10 a.m.) and Driftwood Public Library in Lincoln City (6:30 p.m.). On Thursday, August 8th, they will be at Toledo Public Library (11 a.m.) and Siletz Public Library (1:00 p.m.).

For more information about the puppet performances or other library programs, please call (541) 265-2153.

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