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Magician Ken Scott in action at the Marion Co. Public Library.

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(For photos from the event click here.)

From the June 22, 2016 issue of The Journal
   The Marion County Public Library was the site of some "magic mayhem" last Friday afternoon as Ken Scott brought his "Ready! Set! Read! Magic Show" to town as part of the Summer Reading Program.
   Scott, of Newnan, is a three-time winner of the Greater Atlanta Magician of the Year award. He tailored his performance in Buena Vista around illusions inspired by children's books. For photos click here.
   Those who missed the show still have plenty of opportunities to enjoy the various events of the library's summer program, which are listed below.
   * ABC's of Drumming – Come make a joyful noise with this percussion-filled audience participation program led by Dwight "The Professor" Baldwin: Friday, June 24 at 2 p.m.
   * Preschool Adventures (ages 2-6) – Each class focuses on early literary concepts: Every Friday at 3 p.m. from now through July 22.
   * Columbus Cottonmouths Meet & Greet (all ages) – The Cottonmouths will read stories, talk about hockey, and give gifts to the kids: Tuesday, June 28, 2 to 3 p.m.
   * Family Movies & Munchies – All movies will be shown at 2:30 p.m. in the library's conference room:   Wed., June 29 – Open Season-Scared Silly (PG); Cool Runnings (PG); and Wed., July 13 – Kung Fu Panda 3 (PG).
   * Game Days (ages 5-11) – Activate your mind with something new (wide variety of games): July 5, and July 12 (all Tuesdays) from 2 to 4 p.m.
* Teen Movies & Munchies: June 22 at 2 p.m. (Mockingjay, Part 2, PG-13), and July 20 at 2 p.m. (Antman, PG-13).
   *DIY Teens (ages 12-18): Fridays – July 1, July 22 at 4:30 p.m.
   * Georgia Power Science Camp (ages 5-11) – This three-session camp teaches how energy is made, how electricity flows, and about solar power. It includes crafts and experiments: July 19, and July 26 (Tuesdays) from 1:30 to 3 p.m.
   For more information contact the library at 229-649-6385.