Summer Reading Program Performers

Angela & Friends
Angela & Friends - Angela is a ventriloquist who has been perfecting her talent for over twenty (20) years.  Angela graduated from Missouri State University-Springfield and obtained her Bachelor of Science in Education in Speech and Drama.  Not only is Angela a gifted performer, but she is also a theatrical coach, producer, director, former teacher, and children's author.  Her family of puppets consists of characters who are as unique and varied as you or I.  So join Angela, Ellianne, Mother Goose, R.K. Possum, Grandpa, Foxy Lady, Dewey Pewey, Zekee, and Gary at the following libraries:
 
Camdenton ~ Tuesday, June 13th ~ 2 p.m.
Climax Springs ~ Wednesday, July 12th ~ 10:30 a.m.
Sunrise Beach ~ Wednesday, July 12th ~ 1:30 p.m.
Angela & Friends Website: http://www.myhouseplayhouse.com/
 
 

Aunty Nem and Emma
Aunty Nem ~ sings fun and entertaining songs kids love.  She is a storyteller, songwriter, author, puppeteer, and musician.  Join Aunty Nem, Zebadee, Emma, Gizmo, Charlie, Rosa, George and more for a fun and exciting show at the Stoutland School on Wednesday, June 14th at 2 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Jackie NewtonBuild a Better World With Music with Jackie Newton - Jackie Newton has been a professional deejay, singer, band front, and conga player for 21 years. She specializes in bit and audience interactive comedy and music. By using soundtracks, Newton manipulates a crowd with comedic movement, great vocals and interactive percussions.
 
Jackie will be performing at the Osage Beach Library on Wednesday, July 12th at 1:30 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 


Robert Roe - Osage Wind Rider
Building a Better World with Native American Music by Robert Roe (Osage Wind Rider) - Performing original compositions with a hand-crafted Native American-style flute for small venues and schools. His musical style has been influenced by artists such as R. Carols Nakai, David R. Miracle, John Two Hawks, and Coyote Old Man. This is what has been said about Robert Roe from the News Focus, "While listening to the haunting melodies played by the Osage Wind Riders it is easy to envision an American Indian sitting on the back of a horse solemnly staring out to an expanse of the western plains, as of yet unspoiled by the 'white man'."
 
Robert Roe will be performing at the Osage Beach Library on Wednesday, July 19th at 1:30 p.m.
 
 

Owls with Carol BarclayOwls with Carol Barclay - Join us at the Macks Creek Library on Wednesday, June 21st at 10:30 a.m. as Ms. Barclay will teach us about owls and their habitat.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Connie "The Snake Lady" Koch

Connie "The Snake Lady" Koch - Do you like things that slither? Have scales?  You're in luck!  Connie "The Snake Lady, " will have the perfect program for you.  Connie brings in some of her favorite snake pals for a little show and tell.  Don't worry, all of her snakes are non-venomous.  To see these slithering beauties up close, please visit the following libraries:

 

Climax Springs ~ Wednesday, June 14th ~ 10:30 a.m.

 

Sunrise Beach ~ Wednesday, June 14th ~ 1:30 p.m.

 

 

Camdenton ~ Tuesday, June 27th ~ 2 p.m.

 

 

 

 


Dickerson Park Zoo- Will be visiting the Stoutland School on Tuesday, June 27th at 10 a.m.

Dickerson Park Zoo Website: http://dickersonparkzoo.org/Zoo/ Dickerson Park Zoo

 

 

 

 


Dogwood Animal ShelterDogwood Animal Shelter - Volunteers from the Dogwood Animal Shelter will be bringing in cats and dogs into the Osage Beach Library.  They will be teaching children how to care for their pets and will be handing out information, coloring sheets, and for those that are interested in providing a Fur-ever home to any of the animals, they will be able to adopt them after the program at the Shelter. The Shelter will be visiting the following Libraries:

Macks Creek - Wednesday, June 28th - 10:30 a.m.

Osage Beach Library - Wednesday, July 5th - 1:30 p.m. 

Dogwood Animal Shelter Website: http://daslakeoftheozarks.com/  

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

L.O.Z. DanceL.O.Z. Dance - Will perform at the Osage Beach Library and will speak on the benefits of dancing, not just for entertainment but for your health, too.  Afterward, they will teach children some dance steps.  L.O.Z. will be at the Osage Beach Library on Wednesday, June 14th at 1:30 p.m.

You can find LOZ on the web at: https://www.facebook.com/LOZ-Dance-532633980183391/    

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 


Merry Mary Face Painting Merry Mary (Face Painting) - is a local favorite with kids!  Merry Mary is a professional face artist who uses professional paints which are skin-friendly and guaranteed by the manufacture.  To visit Merry Mary and have your face painted she will be at theClimax Springs Library on Wednesday, July 19th at 10:30 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 


Mid-Mo Magic ShowMid-Mo Magic Show - Gerry Tritz, will have kids (and adults) of all ages laughing in amazement.  MidMoMagicShow specializes in creating a fun, entertaining atmosphere for all ages.  

MidMoMagic will be visiting the following libraries:

Climax Springs ~ Wednesday, June 7th ~ 10:30 a.m.

Sunrise Beach ~ Wednesday, June 7th ~ 1:30 p.m.

Camdenton ~ Tuesday, July 25th ~ 2 p.m.

Visit MidMoMagic at the following website: http://www.midmomagicshow.com/

 


Missouri Department of ConservationMissouri Department of Conservation ~ Jodi Moulder ~ will be visiting the following libraries: 

Jodi MoulderClimax Springs ~ Wednesday, July 5th ~ 10:30 a.m.

Camdenton ~ Tuesday, July 18th ~ 2 p.m.

Checkout Missouri Department of Conservation's website: https://mdc.mo.gov/

 

 

 

 


Mr. B's Variety Show

Mr. B's Variety Show - Mr. B is a local music teacher who brings a smile to everyone's face!  His costumes and music bring his show to life.  To see Mr. B in action check out the following video:
 
To see Mr. B live, please visit the following libraries:
Camdenton ~ Tuesday, June 20th ~ 2 p.m.
Stoutland ~ Thursday, June 22nd ~ 9:30 a.m.
Sunrise Beach ~ Wednesday, June 21st ~ 1:30 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Ronald McDonaldRonald McDonald - will use magic, music and laughter to help children learn how they can Build a Better World.  

Ronald McDonald will be visiting the following libraries this summer:

Stoutland ~ Wednesday, June 7th ~ 10 a.m.

Osage Beach ~ June 21st ~ 1:30 p.m.

Camdenton ~ Tuesday, July 11th ~ 2 p.m.

 


Sparkie Da' Clown Sparkie Da' Clown - is a favorite of both children and adults alike!  Ms. Sparkie brings laughter, music, and more to the stage.  Sparkie has been clowning around since 1994 and has trained with several professional clowns with Ringling Bros., as well as, entertainers from around the world.

 
In 2016, Sparkie took 1st place in Paradability at the World Clown Conference and Competition in Orlando, FL.  At the convention, there were approximately 200 clowns from 20 countries in attendance.
 
Sparkie will be visiting the following libraries:
Camdenton Library ~ Tuesday, May 30th ~ 2 p.m.
Osage Beach Library ~ Wednesday, June 7th ~ 1:30 p.m.
Sparkie Da' Clown's website: http://jackienewton.com/clown.html

 

 

 


Sprinkles the Clown Balloon ArtSprinkles the Clown - is a local talent who loves to create wonderful balloon animals that go far beyond your normal dog or even the sword.  Sprinkles is also a face painter.

Sprinkles will be at the following library:

Sunrise Beach ~ Wednesday, June 28th ~ 1:30 p.m.

To see some more pictures of Sprinkles the Clown checkout her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/SprinklesDClown/

 

 

 

 


Truman State ParkBryan BethelConservationist Bryan Bethel ~ Truman State Park - will introduce children to the habitat of local owls, teach them how to distinguish between different calls by different owls, as well as teaching them how to make the calls.

Bryan Bethel will be visitng the following libraries:

Climax Springs ~ Wednesday, June 28th ~ 10:30 a.m.

Osage Beach ~ Wednesday, June 28th ~ 1:30 p.m.

Sunrise Beach ~ Wednesday, July 19th ~ 1:30 p.m.

 

 


University of Missouri Extension Office - Camden CountyThe University of Missouri Extension Office - Camden County - Ashley Goring is a Nutrition Associate and will be doing a program on germs at the following libraries:

Camdenton ~ Tuesday, June 6th ~ 2 p.m.

Macks Creek ~ Wednesday, June 7th ~ 10:30 a.m.

Climax Springs ~ Wednesday, June 21st ~ 10:30 a.m.

 


Lizards with Mason WillisLizards with Mason Willis - Join us at the Macks Creek Library on Wednesday, June 14th at 10:30 a.m as Mason speaks on lizards and the different habitats they live in.

 

 

 

 

 


Birdhouse Covered in BirdseedBirdhouse Covered in Birdseed Project -Give your bird friends not only a house to live in but one that will feed them as well.  Join us at the Macks Creek Library on Wednesday, July 5th at 10:30 a.m. for this fun and exciting program. 

Sparkie Da'Clown
Angela & Ellianne
Connie "The Snake Lady" Koch
Aunty Nem and Emma
Jackie Newton
Robert Roe - Osage Wind Rider
Dickerson Park Zoo
Dogwood Animal Shelter
L.O.Z Dance
Merry Mary Face Painter
Mid-Mo Magic Show
Missouri Department of Conservation
Jodi Moulder
Mr. B
Ronald McDonald
Sprinkles the Clown Balloon Art
Truman State Park
Bryan Bethel
University of Missouri Extension Office - Camden County
Owls with Carol Barclay
Lizards with Mason Willis
Birdhouse Covered in Birdseed