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Ventriloquist appears at Vail library

Daily Staff Writer

Ventriloquist Wayne Francis and his sidekick Wingnut the Pilot entertain for the Summer Library Festival at the Vail Library from 1-3 p.m.The Summer Library Festival at the Vail Library occurs from 1-3 p.m. Monday, July 26, in the Community Room at the town of Vail Library.Francis has over 8000 performances to his credit and has performed all over the country. Francis travels to Vail from Denver for the benefit of both guest and resident children. “My performance is sure to take you on a once in a lifetime flight through the imagination. It is more fun than a room full of rhinos,” Francis said. He assures the town of Vail Library that he and his life sized puppet will “barnstorm their way into the hearts” of our summer readers.The Summer Library Festival is for children ages 5 and up. It is designed to encourage reading and promote library use during the summer weeks. The program includes library games and stories along with the weekly performing artists. Parents may register their child any Monday from 12:45 -1 p.m., and children need not attend all programs to participate. All of the Summer Library Festival Events are free of charge. For more information contact Ann Sinton at (970) 479-2186 or

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