Summer reading wrap-up

| 15 Feb 2012 | 08:35

    SUSSEX — The Sussex County Libraries will be holding special programs to celebrate the end of the “One World, Many Stories and You Are Here ' Summer Reading programs. Main Library - Folk Songs from Around the World The City Winds Trio, professional musicians who perform for schools and libraries up and down the East Coast, will perform folk songs from around the world. This trio also leads the group in a movement game, brings several instruments for participants to try, and teaches the audience how to conduct. The program will be held Tuesday, Aug. 2 at 1:30 p.m. and is limited to 50 participants. Sussex-Wantage - Our Home Planet Earth Jack Branagan uses props and puppets to help children realize how important t is to respect and conserve the earth’s natural resources. Children, ages five and up, are invited to learn what causes night and day, the differences between conserving and recycling resources, and much more. The program will be held, rain or shine, on Tuesday, August 2 at 10:00 a.m. Registration is notis required. To learn more, visit: Louise Childs and Franklin Branches - Let’s Get Moving with Guitar Bob Guitar Bob is a professional musician who has dedicated his career to creating music that encourages children to sing, dance and pretend. On Wednesday, Aug. 3, he’ll bring his vintage guitars and harmonica to the Louise Childs (11 a.m.) and Franklin (2 p.m.) branches to help wrap up summer reading. The program is targeted to children ages three to eight; no registration is required. Dennis Branch - Big Jeff Music Big Jeff’s blend of humor, learning and “super-interactive” audience participation has been entertaining audiences in the New York metropolitan area for over 10 years. On Thursday, Aug. 4, he’ll bring his special combination of silliness and song to the Dennis Branch library for an outdoor concert. Registration is required. Dorothy Henry - Passport to Dorothy Henry Branch Library Adventures All One World, Many Stories Summer Reading Club finishers are invited to participate in a scavenger hunt that explores many areas of the world visited by the original Dorothy Henry. The first 100 finishers will receive a ticket for a special treat, compliments of Dairy Swirl. Children may come to any of the dates listed here and should bring their certificates of completion: Aug. 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 and 18 at 10 a.m. or 2 p.m.; and Aug. 2 and 9 at 6 p.m. No registration is required. Please attend only one date and time. To learn more, visit: