Educational Programs


Age Suitability
Program Length
Phone Number
Email Address
Website or Videos
Brief Description
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Historical Echoes 12 and up 45 min with question and answer period 316-207-3919 $300 plus travel Bonnie Johnson and Irene Nielsen perform first person performances of women who made a difference in history. Daytime three hours; evening two hours from Moundridge Wichita Main Library 2014 1/19/2016 19:49:47
Mad Science Presents " On Your Mark, Get Set, Read….Rube Goldberg Style"! 3 to 80 45 minutes 913-888-8877 $300.00 plus travel charge Mad Science will bring to life an interactive Rube Goldberg Machine that will set off a series of hilarious chain reactions with a simple goal in mind: to open a book. What better way to inspire a child's life-long adventure in the world of books and literature! None 11368 Strang Line Road, Lenexa, KS 66215 All of the Mid Continent Public Libraries 1/20/2016 0:59:45
Jeff Quinn 7-adult 1 hour (402) 339-6726 varies depending on distance and number of shows booked in the area. Jeff works hard to keep his fees affordable. Magic Class none 18880 Leavenworth St. Elkhorn, NE 68022 Robin Clark @ Emporia Library, Kim Priest @ Mary Cotton Public Library in Sabetha 1/20/2016 17:25:27
Wings of Love Bird Shows 3-103 years 30-50 minutes 816-540-4730 $185 for two programs listed above. We have several others to choose from but feel you'd be happy with these. Endangered birds do natural behaviors. Educational and interactive. 30 min. +. Beautiful parrots of all sizes, toucan, perhaps even an owl if different program. We have a PowerPoint presentation on N. American owls, then you meet one of our Eurasian eagle-owls, THE largest specie of owl in the world, and learn more fascinating facts. None. $37.50 travel fee for 100 miles 26511 East 155th Street, Pleasant Hill, MO 64080 Hickory County (did Rare Jewels of the Rainforests); Wellsville City Library (did Awesome Birds w/birds riding bike, etc.); Cass County Libraries (Archie and Pleasant Hill, Mo.); Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, MCPL Public Libraries (Parkville, Weston, Smithville, N. Oak, Boardwalk, Blue Springs North & South; Lee’s Summit, Grain Valley, Grandview, Woodneath, Excelsior Springs, Edgerton, N. Independence, Lone Jack, Oak Grove, Raytown, Colbern Rd., Kearney, Platte City, Riverside, Buckner, Camden Point 1/22/2016 11:03:07
Milford Nature Center all ages 30-45 min 785-238-5323 free-donations accepted to help care for the live animals then navigate to the Milford Nature Center Nature Education programs featuring animal ambassadors and animal artifacts preferrably a 60 mile radius from Junction City, however, we are willing to work on a case by case basis. If several libraries will get together to make our travel to the area more effective, we will travel further 3415 Hatchery Dr., Junction City, KS 66441 Manhattan, Norton, Chapman, Abilene, Belleville, Glen Elder, Beloit, Clay Center, Wakefield, Eskridge, Alta Vista, Alma, Leroy, Waverly, and then some 1/25/2016 14:24:37
Belinda & Mike Adams k-adult 60 minutes -1 day 620-288-9869 $600.00 per program 5 Different Programs Highlighting Early American History. Plains Indian Cuture, Early Explorers, Civil War, Music, Song, or Trunk Shows none 1415, 1350 road; New Albany, Ks. 66736 Chanute Kansas story time 1/26/2016 20:17:47
George & Diane Bernheimer – LvngHstry Adult 50 Minutes 785 274 9055 $150 Historical Interpreters of the Territorial Kansas and Civil War eras none 1525 SW Brooklyn Ave Topeka KS 66611 2/12/2016 6:52:23
Shelly Simoneau Stories all ages 60 minutes 785-221-4984 $200/1 hr. session + mileage Shelly Simoneau is an author of six books and teller of many stories promoting character education! Her children's books are inspired by childhood memories and experiences growing up in the farming community of Wilsey, Kansas. Shelly delivers a variety of character-building, inspirational, and engaging stories for children of all ages. And adults too! none 4110 NW Walnut Rd, Topeka, KS 66618 Lowman Hill Elementary, Topeka; Clay Center Friends of the Library; Franklin Elementary, Wichita; Barton County Community College, Great Bend; Burlington Elementary, Burlington; Coffey County Library; Gridley, Burlington, Waverly; Overbrook Public Library and Overbrook Attendance Center, Overbrook; Heartland Programs, Salina; Frank Carlson Library, Concordia; Cleaveland Elementary, Wichita; Kelly Elementary, Wichita; Jefferson Elementary, Wichita; Appanoose Elementry, Pomona; Americus Elementary, Americus; North Fairview Elementary, Topeka; West Indianola Elementary, Topeka; Elmont Elementary, Topeka; Eudora Elementary, Eudora 2/19/2016 14:24:49
Cynthia harris 18 + 3 hours 785-313-5383 $250 Preservation Workshops, how to preserve photos, etc. If I travel where I have to spend the night, I also charge mileage and hotel cost. 19660 Seawall Road, Randolph, KS 66554 I conducted a preservation workshop at Cawker City Library in 2015. 4/25/2017 7:37:25
Thad Beach varies by program Pre-K through Adult varies by program and audience 785-577-5181 $250. travel negotiable Educational Programs are available for all ages. “Dust Bowl Survivors: They Called it the Dirty Thirties” for adults and 6th-8th grade. “Kansas the 34th Star” for grades K-6 and families. “Thad’s Band in a Bucket” for Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High and Families. “All Aboard Harmonica Workshops” for ages beginning 2nd grade through adult. “Songwriting for Kids” for ages kindergarten through 5th grades. These and other programs descriptions can be found on Thad’s website at none 721 Morningside Drive, Salina, KS 67401 Kinsley, Galena, Dudley Township, Haskell Township, Meade, Parsons, Fredonia, Winfield, Leavenworth, Abilene and more.. 8/31/2017 15:02:10
Wings of Love, Inc. Bird Shows 3-103 yrs. 40 min – 55 min 816-540-4730 $225 – $375 Various Edutainment w/Toucans, Owls, Parrots We charge a fee 26511 East 155th Street MCPL, Atchison, Basehor, Burlington, Cass Cnty, K.C.Ks., LaCygne, Lawrence, Overbrook, Wellsville, 1/30/2018 10:58:03
Jean Winters 6-preteen 45 min. 620-231-6541 $100 + .50 cent/mile Interactive science show SE Kansas 707 W. 1ST STREET Pittsburg, KS 66762 Chanute, Pittsburg, St. Paul, 3/8/2018 15:48:29
Jean Winters ages 6 to teens 45 min. 620-231-6541 $100.00 plus mileage (.50/mile) to and from Pittsburg, KS Nutty Professor( Jean Winters) on facebook Nutty Professor Amazing Science show. Science that will amaze and entertain you with lots of audience participation. SE Kansas area 707 W. First Street, Pittsburg, KS 66762 Chanute, Pittsburg, St. Paul 3/16/2018 7:46:45
Ruthie Vega : Munchkins Programs 0-12 1-2 hours 9133066367 $50-$100 Through my non-profit program I hold workshops for kids with and without special needs. I can do open sensory play activities for families, kids drama programs and early learning workshops. Seeking to stay within the general Kansas City area. Home: 312 N 20th terrace 5/12/2018 14:11:24
Flint Hills Discovery Center 5-13 year olds 30-60 minute session 785-587-2726 $45-$150 dependent on length and program chosen, plus mileage over $30 History and Culture or STEM programs brought to your location. 315 S 3RD ST Manhattan Public Library through partnership 10/17/2018 8:02:44
Books & Buckets all ages as long as you like, usually 45 minutes 816-797-8114 150.00 plus mileage Books & Buckets connects kids with stories through drumming, puppets, singing, and dancing. The program fosters creativity, curiosity and self-confidence. The hands on interaction the kids get with percussion instruments, puppets and props is something they’ll never forget and it can only broaden their awareness of books. Your young patrons will never forget the joyful experience of creating sound with others. none PO Box 22/ 16000 Stillwell Road, Bonner Springs, KS 66012 Pioneer Memorial Library, Lyndon Carnegie, Osage City, Linwood, Valley Center, Corning City, Carbondale, Garnett Public Library, Paola Library, Beck Bookman Library, Oskaloosa Public Library, Tonganoxie Public Library, Osawatomie Library, Wellsville City Library, Bonner Springs Library, Linwood Public Library 11/26/2018 13:37:36
Prof. Whaat's Let's Find Out Show 4-12 30-45 minutes 9134412309 $150 plus travel, discounts for multiple programs in area or multiple bookings. The world is a fascinating place, and Prof. Whaat wants to discover everything about it! Featuring live music, interviews with curious kids as well as grownup experts, and lots of questions and answers, this live talk show is the perfect mix of entertainment and education! Topic of the show can be tailored to match whatever theme you like! none 2120 E 25th Ct, Lawrence, KS 66046 Lawrence Public Library 12/13/2018 15:54:49
Nutty Professor (Jean Winters) 7-11 45 min 620-231-6541 $100.00/per show plus .50/mile for travel Nutty Professor Amazing Science show we explore and experiment with science demonstrations to learn about the science that makes the world go around. I tend to concentrate on demonstrations with chemical reactions, polymers, pressure, energy and the occasional explosion! My goal is present science in a way that will amaze and entertain the audience while having fun, as I encourage lots of volunteer audience participation. SE Kansas 707 W. 1st street, Pittsburg, KS 66762 Pittsburg public library, Chanute public library, Pittsburg State University Family Fun Day 1/17/2019 9:48:04
Lavinia Roberts K-5th grade 2 hours 917.691.8588 $25 for materials (unless library already has necessary materials), $80 for teaching artist fee, + mileage Puppet Palooza: An Art Extravaganza, elementary age artists will create a hand puppet using paper sculpture techniques. 849 E 1000 Rd, Lawrence, KS 66047 Susan Crutchfield, Newnan Carnegie Library, Newnan, GA, Sr. Carnegie Assistant Adult Programs 770-683-1347, Gretchen Andrews Librarian IV Youth Services | Hilo Public Library Hawaii State Public Library System 300 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo, HI 96720 | (808) 933-8890 Email: | Web: 4/8/2019 18:49:12
Dinosaur O’Dell’s musical programs on outer space science, geography, early literacy, or health $350 plus travel. (Multiple bookings in an area will negate the travel fees.) Whether the topic is outer space science, geography, early literacy, or health, Dino O’Dell utilizes stories and music to create an interactive environment that not only entertains, but delivers content and encourages problem solving. None Fairway, Kansas Please ask.