Week 1: June 3 - 6
Week 2: June 10 - 13
Week 3: June 17 - 20
Week 4: June 24 - 27
Week 5: July 1 - 3
Week 6: July 8 - 11
Week 7: July 15 - 18
Week 8: July 22 - 25
Week 1: June 3 - 6

Puppeteer David Stephens
Adventures of the Gingerbread Man

Monday, June 3 - Thursday, June 6

Week 1: June 3 - 6

 

David Stephens - Gingerbread Man


Follow our gingerbread hero on a host of silly adventures featuring live music and a variety of puppet styles.

  • Monday, June 3
    Saraland Library 10:30 a.m.
    Semmes Regional Library 1 p.m.
    Moorer/Spring Hill Branch 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 4
    West Regional Library 11 a.m.
    Theodore Oaks Branch 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 5
    Ben May Main Library 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.
    Parkway Branch 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 6
    Trinity Gardens Community Library 10 a.m.
    Virginia Dillard Smith/Toulminville Branch 1 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
Week 2: June 10 - 13

Illustrator Michael White
Drawing Out of This World

Monday, June 10 - Thursday, June 13

Week 2: June 10 - 13


Get ready to have FUN working with illustrator Michael P. White.  Learn! Draw! Laugh!

  • Monday, June 10
    Saraland Library 10:30 a.m.
    Semmes Regional Library 1 p.m.
    Moorer/Spring Hill Branch 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 11
    West Regional Library 11 a.m.
    Theodore Oaks Branch 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 12
    Ben May Main Library 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.
    Parkway Branch 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 13
    Trinity Gardens Community Library 10 a.m.
    Virginia Dillard Smith/Toulminville Branch 1 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
Michael White


Get ready to have FUN working with illustrator Michael P. White.  Learn! Draw! Laugh!

 

Week 3: June 17 - 20

Bubble Lady Kit Killingsworth
Bubbles in Space!

Monday, June 17 - Thursday, June 20

Week 3: June 17 - 20

 

Kit Killingsworth


Join Miss Kit on a magical bubble-filled ride through the galaxy in our very own Bubble Space Ship! Enjoy science, comedy and of course thousands of bubbles.

  • Monday, June 17
    Saraland Library 10:30 a.m.
    Semmes Regional Library 1 p.m.
    Moorer/Spring Hill Branch 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 18
    West Regional Library 11 a.m.
    Theodore Oaks Branch 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 19
    Ben May Main Library 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.
    Parkway Branch 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 20
    Trinity Gardens Community Library 10 a.m.
    Virginia Dillard Smith/Toulminville Branch 1 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
Week 4: June 24 - 27

Ron Anglin
Launching Props in Space

Monday, June 24 - Thursday, June 27

Week 4: June 24 - 27


Long ago during the Dark Ages, the French jongleurs traveled the land singing songs, telling stories, and performing tricks. Today Ron Anglin does the same three things and so much more!

  • Monday, June 24
    Saraland Library 10:30 a.m.
    Semmes Regional Library 1 p.m.
    Moorer/Spring Hill Branch 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 25
    West Regional Library 11 a.m.
    Theodore Oaks Branch 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 26
    Ben May Main Library 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.
    Parkway Branch 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 27
    Trinity Gardens Community Library 10 a.m.
    Virginia Dillard Smith/Toulminville Branch 1 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
Ron Anglin


Long ago during the Dark Ages, the French jongleurs traveled the land singing songs, telling stories, and performing tricks. Today Ron Anglin does the same three things and so much more!

 

Week 5: July 1 - 3

Storyteller Wanda Johnson

Monday, July 1st - Wednesday, July 3rd

Week 5: July 1 - 3

 

Wanda Johnson


National award-winning storyteller, Wanda Johnson, uses the age-old art of storytelling to excite, delight & entertain audiences of all ages.

  • Monday, July 1
    Saraland Library 10:30 a.m.
    Semmes Regional Library 1 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 2
    Theodore Oaks Branch 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 3
    Ben May Main Library 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.
    Parkway Branch 3 p.m.
Week 6: July 8 - 11

Magician/Balloon Artist Dr. Gee
Take Me to Your Reader

Monday, July 8 - Thursday, July 11

Week 6: July 8 - 11


Mysterious appearances, disappearances and transformations keep the kids engaged on their journey to the moon and then into the unknown regions of the solar system. Back on earth, they’ll meet a lovable baby blue bug-eyed alien who treats them to other-worldly magic of his own.

  • Monday, July 8
    Saraland Library 10:30 a.m.
    Semmes Regional Library 1 p.m.
    Moorer/Spring Hill Branch 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 9
    West Regional Library 11 a.m.
    Theodore Oaks Branch 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 10
    Ben May Main Library 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.
    Parkway Branch 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 11
    Virginia Dillard Smith/Toulminville Branch 1 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
Dr. Gee


Dr. Gee is back with a visually entertaining and jaw-droppingly magical show that turns young readers into space explorers.

 

Week 7: July 15 - 18

The Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center
Science Show

Monday, July 15 - Thursday, July 18

Week 7: July 15 - 18

 

The Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center Science Show


Come see the wonders of science, chemistry, and space in this out of this world performance by members of the Exploreum Science Center’s education team! From rocket launches to clouds inside of bottles, prepare to blast off with a boom!

  • Monday, July 15
    Saraland Library 10:30 a.m.
    Semmes Regional Library 1 p.m.
    Moorer/Spring Hill Branch 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 16
    West Regional Library 11 a.m.
    Theodore Oaks Branch 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 17
    Ben May Main Library 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.
    Parkway Branch 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 18
    Virginia Dillard Smith/Toulminville Branch 1 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
Week 8: July 22 - 25

Special Events for the Final Week

Monday, July 22nd - Thursday, July 25

Week 8: July 22 - 25
  • Ben May Main Library
    Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - A Universe of Stories with Ms. Rhodes  
    Wednesday, 11 a.m. - Library "Family" Feud  
    Wednesday, 1 p.m. - Mobile's Got Talent!  
  • Virginia Dillard Smith/Toulminville Branch
    Thursday - 1 & 2:30 p.m.  
    Storyteller Wanda Johnson  
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Summer Reading Celebration 2019 Performers

Puppeteer David Stephens Adventures of the Gingerbread Man - Mon, June 3 - Thur, June 6

Illustrator Michael White Drawing Out of This World - Mon, June 10 - Thur, June 13

Bubble Lady Ms Kit Bubbles in Space - Mon, June 17 - Thur, June 20

Juggler Ron Anglin Launching Props in Space - Mon, June 24 - Thur, June 27

Storyteller Wanda Johnson - Mon, July 1 - Wed, July 3

Magician & Balloon Artist Dr. Gee Take Me to Your Reader - Mon, July 8 - Thur, July 11

The Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center Science Show - Mon, July 15 - Thur, July 18

Special Events for the Final Week - Mon, July 22 - Thur, July 25