Delaware Libraries

Arts in the Library

Summer Library Challenge 2019 Performances at your library

The Music, Bubble and Comedy Show:“Universe of Stories”

Presented by Turtle Dance Music

This high energy, sensory-friendly performance is about why libraries rock! The show engages children with songs, comedy, bubbles, & music technology. It is crafted to be inclusive for all children, including children on the Autism Spectrum. The show is a great time for parents, teachers and caregivers and features an original story written by the Autism Advocate and Illustrator, Tim Shaw.

Show is approximately 45 minutes & accompanied by hands-on, visual, and sensory experiences designed to help kids learn and have fun.

Turtle Dance Music Schedule PDF


Space! The Cosmos for Kids

Presented by Turtle Dance Music

This is a techno-space-dance-party for kids and teens with the Summer Library Challenge theme SPACE: A UNIVERSE OF STORIES. Each song includes dancing, music technology and information about our solar system to a thumping beat. Audience members will meet aliens from outer space, talk about the different characteristics of the eight planets, sing karaoke, participate in a rap battle about the sun and learn about the differences between revolution and rotation.

Show is approximately 45-minute, accompanied by hands-on, visual, and sensory experiences designed to help kids learn and have fun!

Turtle Dance Music Schedule PDF


“The Wizard of Oz”

Presented by Stevens Puppets

Lions and tigers and puppets, oh my! In this marionette puppet production of the classic, heart-warming tale of “The Wizard of Oz,” adapted by Stevens Puppets. These beautifully hand-carved marionette puppets set against colorfully, hand-painted scenery, bring this tale to life on a magnificently fanciful stage. The musical score that accompanies this theatrical production will have audiences humming all the way home.

Children and adults of all ages will watch as a Kansas cyclone whisks Dorothy off to Oz where she befriends the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, and the Cowardly Lion.

Show is approximately 45 minutes and includes a 5 minute marionette demonstration after the show.

Stevens Puppets is celebrating over 80 years of producing unforgettable and one-of-a-kind marionette productions for audiences of all ages.

Stevens Puppets Schedule PDF

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