Roosevelt School Choir Performance

academic,choirs,entertainment,females,girls,music,people,persons,school choirs,singing,song sheets,studentsThe Roosevelt School Choir will perform at the branch library on Thursday, June 14, 2012, starting at 4:15pm.  The choir features 4th and 5th grade students from the Franklin D. Roosevelt School in Hyde Park.  All ages are welcome to this free performance.

Advertisements

Intro to Folk – May 19, 2012

For the last session in the series, singer-songwriter Terry Kitchen will present about Folk music for Many Styles, Many Voices, An Introduction to Music for Teens this Saturday May 19th at 2pm in the branch library’s Menino Hall.   This series is designed to give teens and young adults a brief but comprehensive look at the different styles of music they hear, what makes them unique, and what unites them.  Each presenter is an accomplished musician who will present a 90-minute talk followed by a short concert and Q/A time.  Many thanks to Artists-at-Large, Inc. for coordinating this wonderful series!

These concerts are free and all ages are welcome.  For more information contact Branch Teen Librarian John Kenney, or Artists-at-Large, Inc., at 617-313-6557.

Intro to Classical – May 12, 2012

Cellist and New England Conservatory graduate Michael Dahlbert will present the Classical music session of Many Styles, Many Voices, An Introduction to Music for Teens this Saturday May 12th at 2pm in the branch library’s Menino Hall.   This series is designed to give teens and young adults a brief but comprehensive look at the different styles of music they hear, what makes them unique, and what unites them.  Each presenter is an accomplished musician who will present a 90-minute talk followed by a short concert and Q/A time.  The last session is May 19 — Intro to Folk with Terry Kitchen.

These concerts are free and all ages are welcome.  For more information contact Branch Teen Librarian John Kenney, or Artists-at-Large, Inc., at 617-313-6557.

Money Smarts for Teens Confirmed

Originally scheduled in April 2012, teens can now get smart with their money on Thursday, May 10, 2012, 4:30pm-6:30pm.  A presenter from ABCD’s Financial Future Initiative will teach strategies for managing your money and make it work for you.  Pre-registration is required; please see or call the library staff at the circulation desk to register.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library and is supported by a grant from the Blue Hills Bank Charitable Foundation.

Many Styles, Many Voices – May 5 session postponed

We are saddened to announce the postponement of this Saturday May 5th’s Intro to Pop.  The presenting artist, Clara Kebabian, has a family emergency.  Once a new date is set, another announcement will be posted.

Two more sessions remain in this series:

Many Styles, Many Voices, An Introduction to Music for Teens is ongoing Saturdays  at 2pm through May 19 in the branch library’s Menino Hall.   This series is designed to give teens and young adults a brief but comprehensive look at the different styles of music they hear, what makes them unique, and what unites them.  Each presenter is an accomplished musician who will present a 90-minute talk followed by a short concert and Q/A time.

These concerts are free and all ages are welcome.  For more information contact Branch Teen Librarian John Kenney, or Artists-at-Large, Inc., at 617-313-6557.

Roundup: April Vacation Events

Children had a great time this week attending April school vacation week events sponsored at the branch library.  On Tuesday, cartoonist Andy Fish presented a manga/cartoon workshop to teens and a pair of enthusiastic youngsters.   Green Golly‘s Little Kids Little Songs kicked off the afternoon with a well-attended presentation introducing young ones to music, comedy, and theater.

Wednesday featured magician Debbie O’Carroll as Debra Cadabra lost in the Magic Library.  Debbie led the children through different styles of literature, incorporating magical interludes that entertained all who attended.  Pictured at left is a young audience member assisting Debra in making waffles in her hat. 

Rounding out the week on Saturday, solo puppeteer Jonathan Keezing and his Caravan Puppets led the children around the world with tales new and familiar.  Here young volunteers assist Jonathan in telling the tale of the 3 Little Pigs.  Later in the afternoon Delta Blues guitarist Erin Harpe presented an introduction to the Blues for teens and young adults.

Debbie O’Carroll is sponsored by the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library.  Andy Fish is sponsored by the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library and supported by a grant from the Blue Hills Bank Charitable Foundation.  The Green Golly Project and Caravan Puppets are sponsored by the Boston Public Library.  Erin Harpe is sponsored by the Boston Public Library in collaboration with Artists-at-Large, Inc.