PALM SPRINGS — Wacko the Magician will make an appearance at the Palm Springs Public Library as part of its celebration of El dia de los ninos/El dia de los libros – Day of the Child/Book.

Wacko the Magician will appear at the Library on Tuesday, April 30 at 6 p.m.

Wacko the Magician to Appear in Palm SpringsMixing sleight-of-hand magic with a touch of comedy, “The Wacko Show” will leave you laughing and wondering, “How did he do that?” Each child in attendance will also receive a free book.

The magic show is a Family Fun Night program which occurs monthly and presents a variety of programming options for families at the Palm Springs Public Library.

Wacko’s magic will wow adults while his silly antics will keep the kids rolling with laughter.

El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day), commonly known as Día, is a nationally recognized initiative that emphasizes the importance of literacy for all children from all backgrounds and is celebrated by libraries, community organizations and families that culminates yearly on April 30.

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) is the national home for Día which is an enhancement of Children’s Day, which began in 1925 as a result of the first “World Conference for the Well Being of Children” in Geneva, Switzerland.

Wacko the Magician to Appear in Palm SpringsIn 1996, Pat Mora, nationally acclaimed author, proposed linking the celebration of childhood and children with literacy. Her proposal was endorsed by Día Founding Partner REFORMA, the National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish-Speaking in 1997.

The Palm Springs Public Library offers a varied and comprehensive collection to the community. The Library is located at 300 S. Sunrise Way, on the corner of Sunrise Way and Baristo Road.

For more information about the Library call 760-322-READ (7323) or click here. Download the Palm Springs Library mobile app; follow it on Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest.

Image Sources

  • Wacko The Magician: Palm Springs Public Library
  • Dia logo: Palm Springs Public Library
  • Wacko the Magician: Los Angeles County Library