Inspyral brings energy and engagement in program

InspyralJeremy and Kelsey Philo bring a passion for creating magical experiences through their energetic performances using a variety of skills and items. Together they make up Inspyral Entertainment, and they’ll be visiting libraries throughout the Pioneer Library System for activities this summer.

Their program “Juggling with Inspyral” comes to the McLoud Public Library at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 27. The program takes place at the McLoud American Legion Hall across the streeet to the east of the library.

This event is geared to children age 11 and under and will feature a glow show with lasers, hoops, acrobatics and a unicycle as they demonstrate grit and growth. Children also will get the chance to practice their anti-gravity skills juggling balls and spinning plates.

Registration is not required to attend.

Sponsors for this year’s Summer Learning Program are the Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation, Friends of the Library groups, Hitachi Computer Products of America (Inc.), Institute of Museums and Library Services, Oklahoma College Savings Plan, Pioneer Library System, Pioneer Library System Foundation, Sonic, Oklahoma Department of Libraries and the Oklahoman Newspapers in Education.

Rock out with the band in special event

GuitarExplore music and perhaps find inspiration to “Become a Member of the Band” in a special summer presentation at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, at the McLoud Public Library.

John McGaha, a professional multi-instrumentalist, music composer and producer with more than 40 years of experience will lead the program. He will bring various instruments for participants to learn more about and explore from his collection that includes a mandolin, violin, guitar, penny whistlers and exotic options like a Guzheng or Oud.

The event is part of this year’s Summer Learning Program at the library and is for ages 12 to 17. No advance registration is required to participate.

Sponsors for this year’s Summer Learning Program are the Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation, Friends of the Library groups, Hitachi Computer Products of America (Inc.), Institute of Museums and Library Services, Oklahoma College Savings Plan, Pioneer Library System, Pioneer Library System Foundation, Sonic, Oklahoma Department of Libraries and the Oklahoman Newspapers in Education.