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Library summer reading program ending with free magic shows this week
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Scott will perform magic shows at the following libraries:
• Post Road: July 25 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
• Sharon Forks: July 25 at 7 p.m., July 27 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
• Cumming: July 26 at 11 a.m., July 28 at 7 p.m.
• Hampton Park: July 28 at 2 p.m.elete -Merge Up

Nationally acclaimed magician Ken Scott will perform eight free shows for the Forsyth County Public Library system on July 25-28.

The Forsyth County Summer Reading Fun finale week will begin with Scott’s first performance at the Post Road Library on July 25. He will then perform at the Sharon Forks, Cumming and Hampton Park libraries at different times over the following three days.

“Our patrons love Ken Scott,” Program Manager Laura Bradley said. “He is a wonderfully talented performer, and he’s toured all over the country – including The White House – entertaining crowds of all ages.”

All ages are invited to the shows, and admission will be given on a first-come, first-served basis. Patrons in line will receive admission hand stamps beginning 30 minutes before each show.

For those kids and teens who have set and attained reading goals in the library’s 2016 Summer Reading Fun program, the magic shows are also an opportunity to select prize books.

Readers entered the titles of books they read over the summer into an online tracker to become eligible for a prize book.

“The prize books were generously donated by the FCPL Friends & Advocates,” Bradley said. “The Friends also donated raffle prizes for participants that will be drawn at each library branch during the week of August 7. Registered adults have a chance to win an Apple iPad mini, teens could win a movie gift basket, and kids could win a Stars & Strikes gift basket.”

For those who still wish to register for Summer Reading Fun, registration is open until July 31, and prizes will be available until early August.
To learn more about the magic shows or to register for the Summer Reading Fun program, visit