Big Bang Boom, the children’s rock ‘n’ roll band from Greensboro, kicks off “Dream Big: Read!”, the Randolph County Public Library’s Summer Reading Program, with performances at all seven libraries during the week of June 11.
The band, made up of bassist/vocalist Chuck Folds, guitarist/vocalist Steve Willard and drummer/vocalist Eddie Walker – play parent-friendly power pop that gets kids moving in a high-energy performance. The concerts are free and the public is invited.
The schedule is as follows:
· Asheboro, 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 12
· Archdale, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 13
· Franklinville, 2 p.m. Thursday, June 14
· Liberty, 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 12
· Ramseur, 1-:30 a.m. Thursday, June 14
· Randleman, 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 13
· Seagrove, 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 12.
Also on tap for the week, children’s author Micki Bare will bring her creation Thurston T. Turtle to the Asheboro library at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 16, for a reading and signing with refreshments.
Steel drummer Tracy Thornton will be the special guest during the Asheboro library’s School Age Program at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, and the Randleman library will screen Kung Fu Panda II at 4 p.m. Thursday, June 14.
Storytimes at the Asheboro library include All Ages Storytime, 3:15 p.m. Tuesdays and 10:30 a.m. Thursdays; Family Storytime, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Spanish/English Storytime, 6 p.m. every other Wednesday beginning June 13; and Toddler Time, 10:10 a.m. Thursdays.
Meanwhile, things get haunting for teens and adults as Ghosts of the Triad authors Michael Renegar and Amy Spease appear at the Asheboro library at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, and the team from Carolina Supernatural Investigations visits the Archdale Public Library at 7 p.m. Friday, June 15.
All events are free and the public is invited.