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Explore the science of sound with The Noiseguy
Program at Brandon Library May 29
By Staff reports

May 21. 2014 9:57AM
Siouxland Libraries will kick off its free summer reading club for kids – Fizz, Boom, Read – with “Breaking the Sound Barrier” by The Noiseguy Charlie Williams, a vocal sound impressionist who can imitate the sound of planes, trains, and automobiles! This talented performer is also a kids’ comedian, author, and illustrator. His shows are full of energetic fun as he combines comedy with vocal sound effects and encourages even the most reluctant reader to pick up a book and get those words off the page!

What is a sonic boom? Why can’t I hear a dog whistle? What was the first human invention to break the sound barrier? Did dinosaurs break the sound barrier? How do we humans mimic sound? These questions and many more will be answered by The Noiseguy as we explore the science of how sound is produced in nature and by humans!

Space is limited and groups of ten or more must register in advance to attend by calling 367-8710. This free family program will be held on these dates:

Date Time Location Address
Wednesday, May 28 10:15 a.m. Main Library 200 N. Dakota Ave.
Wednesday, May 28 1 p.m. Ronning Branch 3100 E. 49th St.
Wednesday, May 28 3 p.m. Ronning Branch 3100 E. 49th St.
Thursday, May 29 10:15 a.m. Prairie West Branch 7630 West 26th Street
Thursday, May 29 3 p.m. Brandon Branch 305 S. Splitrock Blvd.
Thursday, May 29 7 p.m. Caille Branch 4100 Carnegie Circle
Friday, May 30 10:15 a.m. Oak View Branch 3700 E. Third St.

Fizz, Boom, Read is a free reading club for preschool and elementary school-aged children. Kids may join this free reading club online at or by picking up a reading log at any library branch. By keeping track of their summer reading, children may earn a variety of prizes.

For more information, contact the Youth Services Division of Siouxland Libraries at 367-8710.

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