Summer Reading Grand Finale Aug. 8

By on August 7, 2014

ELBURN—Town and Country Public Library will host its annual Summer Reading Grand Finale on Friday, Aug. 8, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the library, 320 E. North St., Elburn. The evening will mark the culmination of the library’s “Paws to Read” Summer Reading program. Bring a friend. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Library volunteers will serve Ream’s National Grand Champion beef wieners, Paisano’s pizza, chips and water. A “Zoo to You” petting zoo will bring goats, sheep, a donkey, a llama, ducks, bunnies and chicks. Children and adults can pet and feed them.

Stop by the Sparkles Entertainment booth and get a design painted on your face or arm.

Truly Remarkable Loon ( will return to the library to perform his “Read Books and Juggle Everything Else” comedy juggling show at 5 p.m. This is an outdoor performance, so bring a lawn chair or blanket.

The next show is indoors at 6 p.m. Chris McBrien ( and his zany puppet friends will entertain with his “Wild and Wacky Pet Show.” Chris will mix magic and storytelling while his puppets Dewey Duck, George the Giant and others amaze you with their antics.

Unscheduled Tour ( will appear for the first time at the library for a 7 p.m. performance. Unscheduled Tour features Audry Buchanan, Rich Cardia and Greg Torrence, three friends who will play your favorite rock, country and blues from the ‘50s through the ‘80s. This will be an under-the-sky performance.