2013 Summer Reading Program

Jeff Evans' "Dig Into Magic" show appears at dozens and dozens of libraries throughout western Washington in June, July, and August 2013. For his calendar of…
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Packed like sardines: I'm always impressed with how popular programs are at the #Yelm #Tiimberland Library. It's a reflection on the great job that Librarian and City Councilman Mike McGowan has done over the years. Keep it up!
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Small but mighty: the town of Randle in Southwest Washington isn't big, but the Mountain View #Timberland Library is always packed for their programs. Awesome!
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I've been called "practically an institution" at the Yelm Timberland Library. That's a good thing, right? Thanks to Yelm librarian Mike M. who has hosted me nearly annually since 1994.
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Magician Jeff Evans and a fully engaged audience at the Covington Library. Thanks to Tim Flynn for the photo.
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Magic in the park with Kent Librarian Laurin L. Thanks Paul Allen for the generous grant making this and many other programs possible!
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Sick to his stomach, or doubled over with laughter? We'll assume the latter, as Jeff was recently named "Seattle's Funniest Magician" by his peers. http://amazementproductions.com/blog/2013/04/seattles-funniest-magician/ (Photo by Tim Flynn at the Covington Library)
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You never know what you'll discover when you "dig into reading" and open a book! 2013 Summer Reading Program at the Seattle Public Library.
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Magic on the big screen! Several interactive video segments are featured in my "Dig into Magic" show, and I was able to take advantage of the professional projection screen at the Microsoft Auditorium at the Seattle Public Library. I love it when technology works! http://edumazement.com/blog/2013/08/23/seattle-public-library-magic/
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Kids getting riled up at Jeff Evans' magic show at the Seattle Public Library. http://edumazement.com/blog/2013/08/23/seattle-public-library-magic/
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"Snip in the air with your invisible scissors..." Jeff Evans at the Central branch of the Seattle Public Library
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Kids at the Kent Library take a virtual tour of the Ape Caves as part of Jeff Evans' "Dig into Magic" show.
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Art imitates life: "Dig into Reading" statue found just outside of the Centralia Timberland Library.
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The KCLS Road Show: magician Jeff Evans and Renton Youth Services Librarians Drew Derby and Bernadette Salgado.
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Read 500 minutes in the King County Library System's Summer Reading Program and receive a small "shovel" that you plant in the ground and water. Supposedly wildflowers will grow.... Turns out a rogue carnivorous plant sprouted from magician Jeff Evans' seed!
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Jeff Evans' career in #magic began from a book of coin tricks when he was twelve years old. Proof that anything can be learned from books! About 350 people attended his outdoor shows for the #Centralia #Timberland Library.