Ringling Brothers, clowns kick off "Reading and Ringling" at local libraries |
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(WXIA) -- The Ringling Brothers, along with two circus clowns they call the Ambassadors of Laughter will stop by several library branches beginning January 14, to launch the "Reading and Ringling" initiative.
A spokeswoman for Ringling Bro. and Barnum & Bailey said that during the visits, there will be opportunities for children ages 2 - 12 to earn tickets to the circus. Each child will earn a stamp for each book they read from a list each library provides, while competing to earn the most stamps.
The Ambassadors of Laughter will share book reading skills, while making reading fun with entertainment and antics. Through which, Ringling Bros. hope children will learn the importance of reading and begin good reading habits at a young age.
The schedule is as follows:
January 15: 11:00 a.m. - Five Forks Branch, Lawrenceville... 4:30 - Collin Hills Branch, Lawrenceville... 7:00 - Southwest Branch Atlanta, Cascade Road
January 16: 4:00 p.m. - Sandy Springs Branch, Sandy Springs
January 17: 4:30 p.m. - Lithia Springs Public Library, Douglasville... 7:00 - Coweta Central Library, Newnan