Greetings, Washington and Oregon State Librarians!
From: Xakary the Magician, Magical Library Shows
Hi! Looking for some fun programs to attact families with children to your library? I have some exciting magic shows and workshops that are sure to do just that! I have 2 reading-themed magic shows, a science magic show, several seasonal magic shows, and 2 unique workshops. Plus, I have an educational magic show aimed at tweens/teens, one of the toughest groups! I love to create amazing lifetime memories for children and families, and I love getting kids excited about reading! I regularly pack libraries to capacity (or more than capacity) with my shows (see picture above right).
PLUS, to help promote the show, you can let your patrons know that I'm the only magician from the Pacific NW to ever be voted through by the judges on America's Got Talent! See video below of me sawing Heidi Klum in half!
Check out the video below to see excerpts from my show "Books! The Magic is Real!" You'll get a good look at my performance style, interaction with the kids, and the kids' reactions!
Reading and Science-Themed Magic Shows
The reading-themed magic shows have been developed to encourage kids to read, both the books covered in the show, along with additional similar books. The 2 reading shows and science show are available any time during the year:
Books! The Magic is Real! (highlighted in the video above). Throughout the show, Xakary has "teasers" that encourage the kids to want to read the books he is discussing and bringing to life on stage, as well as books in general. Designed to spark a passion for reading! Some of the books in the program include "Diary of a Wimpy Kid", "The Cat in the Hat", "Harry Potter", "Holes", and "Snowflake Bentley".
A Cat and a Hat and an Elephant, too! is Xakary's magical tribute to the books of Dr. Seuss and his contribution to reading and imagination. Books in the program include "Horton Hatches the Egg", "Bartholomew and the Oobleck", "Green Eggs and Ham", and "The Cat in the Hat".
Wacky Science! teaches about the different types of science as well as the scientific method, and brings them to life. It seems like a magic show when Dr. Science (Xakary) does some experiments, but then he explains the science behind what looks like magic!
Seasonal Magic Shows
Kooky, Spooky Halloween Magic Show (available in October)
Holiday Fun Magic Show (available in November/December)
Frosty's Magical Birthday Show (available anytime in the Winter)
My workshops teach skills that kids (and teens, and adults) love to learn:
Magic Workshop (participants learn and take home some great magic tricks)
Balloon-Twisting Workshop (participants learn to make some amazing balloon creations)
Special Tween/Teen Educational Magic Show
Is it Magic? (magic concepts are taught and demonstrated, interspersed with some amazing magic!)
I look forward to helping pack your library full of eager readers!
For more detail about the shows and workshops, including an instant price quote, just fill in the short form below.
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