Stop by the library this week to sign up for the "Read for the Win" Summer Reading Program sponsored by the Friends of the Kings County Library! The "Read for the Win" Summer Reading Program will take place Monday, June 13 - Friday, July 22 and events will be held at all Kings County Library locations with events for all ages.
World music and contemporary percussion master Ray McNamara shares his unique musical perspective, performing a blend of soca (soul of calypso) and jazz on the Steel Pan Drum.
Learn a little of the history and evolution of this surprisingly modern 20th century instrument, which was originally resourcefully created out of found objects. The audience will be treated to the magical island tones of the Steel Pan and have the opportunity to try out instruments and be part of a drum circle.
Join us at 4pm for Classic County Songs with Tim Mattos at Armona Library! Tim will give a little backstory of a country song and then play it on his guitar.
Magician Marshall Magoon is in demand as an illusion designer for the San Francisco Ballet, Hollywood films and Broadway shows, yet he relishes his role as a family entertainment Magician who creates unforgettable magical experiences for children and adults alike with his special blend of magic skill, music, and comedy.
The Fratello Marionettes produce high quality marionette shows where every last detail is designed and built by the performers themselves. 'The Vaudeville Follies,' a marionette variety show, is presented in the spirit of the old time music hall. The puppeteers perform in full view of the audience with marionettes that can be up to three feet tall, and include singers, dancers, clowns, trick marionettes, and a trained dog!
Travis Brooks, local musician from the band Saltwater, formerly of Doc’s Holiday, will be facilitating a music workshop just for teens. Teens will have the opportunity to build their very own cigar box guitar and take it home.
CelloJoe is the world’s only beatboxing, long distance bicycling, looping cellist, who has created his own unique genre: Classical Hip Hop. CelloJoe records live on stage with a loop pedal and produces intricate tapestries of harmony, melody, and rhythm.
Stop by the library this week to sign up for the "Read to the Rhythm" Summer Reading Program sponsored by the Friends of the Kings County Library! The "Read to the Rhythm" Summer Reading Program will take place Monday, June 8 - Friday, July 24 and events will be held at all Kings County Library locations with events for all ages.
Join us for a teens only comic art workshop on Friday, July 11 at 2:00pm!
Join us for a visit with animals from The California Living Museum!