Dave Bennett has delighted jazz fest audiences with his talent on the clarinet, piano and guitar. Now, he’s coming to a whole different stage - storytime! All ages
The Beatles Rock
Enjoy a day in the life of John, Paul, George and Ringo on Global Beatles Day. This event for teens includes a free showing of “A Hard Days Night” and tastes of Beatles-inspired foods.
Billy Goats Gruff by Roz Puppets
Get a look at Billy Goats Gruff from the Troll’s point of view in this musical puppet show for the whole family
Free Movie - Sing
When a serious whoops tacks two extra zeroes on a contest grand prize, everyone wants in on the action. Will the winner get the prize, and will the theater be saved?
Get Coding to Make Music
Write your own code to generate music using the Sonic Pi software. No coding experience required, but kids should be 9 and up.
Anna Hagen - Storytime
Anna Hagen has three solo albums and also plays with the Elkhart County Symphony. See her perform on the harp and read a story during this all-ages Musician Storytime
Free Movie - School of Rock
An elite private school class is in for it when a fledging rock musician takes on the assignment of substitute teacher.
Free Movie - Coco
Miguel travels to the land of the dead, meets his deceased great-great-grandfather, and counts on that old musician to get him back home
From blues to rock, the USA is full of amazing music styles. Celebrate the holiday with a dance party - and find out who the next grand prize finalist will be
Jim Catalano - Storytime
Jim Catalano is an expert percussionist and plays in many different local bands. His variety of styles will be tested on a different stage - our all-ages Musician Storytime!
Free Movie - Happy Feet
An outgoing penguin uses talent to save his colony from predators - both animals and humans
Pete the Cat Rock Party
One groovy cat deserves one groovy party. Put music to the stories and enjoy games featuring everybody’s favorite feline
Grab the mic and throw down with your friends in a karaoke battle. Who will be the champ?
Free Movie - Rock Dog
Bodi the mastiff longs to be a rock star. Will he get the break he’s hoping for?
Ice Cream Delight
Cool off from the hot summer reading fun. Grab your dessert and settle in for a short theater show and the announcement of the summer art contest winners. Tickets required - see the downtown children’s librarians starting June 25
Instrument Petting Zoo
Touch, hold and play an instrument with a musician! A brass quintet also will perform during this special event.
U93 remote party
U93 will be on hand as we announce the winners of the 2018 Reading Rocks summer reading program. Live music and fun. See who wins the Taylor Swift tickets!