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8 Great Live Monday Nights



Belleville Public Library and Information Center,   is proud to announce its Eight Great Live Monday Nights series, sponsored in part by the Friends of the Library, with a new show every Monday at 6:00 p.m. during July and August.  Registration is required.   These programs are for the entire family, unless otherwise noted.






Monday, July 11th - Hocus Pocus It's Joe Fischer

The pro gram that allows kids to be kids. Excitement, comedy and lots of audience participation are combined to create a magical event all a ges will love. The audience  i s treated to a non stop, fast paced program. Using magic as a communication tool, ch ildren are introduced to a world of theater where they are the stars. This is a true enriching experience. Witnessing a live performance, learning how to be an audience, not changing the channel are all valuable lessons this s how  creates. 
Enjoy the Summer Reading Program kickoff at Belleville Public Library with the magic of Joe Fischer!  All ages are welcome.  Registration is required.

Monday, July 18th - Kids Concert with Mr. Kurt.

Mr. Kurt Gallagher has been making music with kids every day for 20 years. Kurt encourages kids to make as much music as possible during performances as he invites them to clap, slap, shake, spin, stomp, and sing along! Time flies as Kurt does songs, stories and gags with his guitar, ukulele, jaw harp, slide whistle, lumberjack puppets, and other musically silly stuff. Registration is Required.

Monday, July 25th - Will Shaw Juggler

Juggler Will Shaw, who has performed on The Late Show with David Letterman, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and Sesame Street, will perform at the Belleville Public Library!  Shaw's unique blend of physical comedy, verbal wit and dazzling skill has taken him across the country and around the world. Internationally, he has appeared in Japan, Thailand, Liberia, Jamaica, Panama, England and Canada. He is affiliated with New York's Big Apple Circus, representing them at a variety of special events, and has been an instructor for the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus Clown College.  Registration is required

Monday, August 1st - DJ Rob Dance Party

DJ Rob of Ultimate Entertainment will host a dance party right here at the library! Open to all ages. Registration is required.

Monday, August 8th - Tom Durnin Variety Show

With over twenty five years of experience nationwide, Tom Durnin has continued to amaze and amuse audiences of all ages. His high energy and originality makes him a favorite of audiences everywhere. Tom will mystify , amaze and create an experience customized to your specific needs. He will provide a unique show which will guarantee a successful event for you and your guests. At a time when people are asking each other “What are you laughing at?” The answer is simple… “The Comedy Magic of Tom Durnin” Registration is Required.

Monday, August 15th - Captain Cross Bones

Oceans of Possibilities would NOT be possible without a PIRATE!!

Captain Crossbones the Magical Pirate performs a funtabulous pirate themed show with puppets, magic, fun, and lots of audience participation


Monday, August 22nd - Mark The Puppet Guy


Monday, August 29thth - Belleville's Got Talent

We’re looking to show off Belleville's most talented people at our 8 Great Live Monday Night Series Finale! Magicians, singers, dancers, poets, and others are encouraged to sign up for the Library Talent Show. The talent show and audience is open to all ages. Registration is required.