Family Fun Time: Ballet

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Family Fun Time: Ballet

An introduction into classical dance

The library is the perfect place to introduce children to new experiences. From multi-cultural story times to STEAM activities, the familiar space of the library can be where you child can safely explore something completely unexpected and surprising.
This Saturday, June 7, at 2 p.m. join us for an all ages look at ballet. Using picture books as an introduction, children will become familiar with the vocabulary of the dance. Then a ballerina will demonstrate an interpretive dance of a timeless, classic fairy tale. After which the children, and adults, will have the opportunity to learn basic and introductory steps and dances to perform for the group.
Want to learn more? Check out these ballet books at your local branch.  
       Rosie's Ballet Slippers cover art
First Ballet
by: Deanna Caswell

Ballet Bunnies
by: Joan Elizabeth Goodman

Ballet School
by: Naia Bray-Moffatt & Jane Hackett

Hooray for Ballet!
by: Margaret Frith

Rosie's Ballet Slippers
by: Susan Hampshire