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Brian Richards Brings Summer Magic to South County Branch Library

NEWS RELEASE July 17, 2012

Contact: Mark Amorosi, Assistant Public Relations Officer, 856-772-1636 ext. 7323

Magic, comedy and storytelling used to encourage reading

[Comic magician Brian Richards appears at the South County Branch of the Camden County Library System as part of its summer reading program Wednesday, Aug. 8, 11 a.m. – 12 noon.]

VOORHEES, NJ, -- July 17, 2012 – As part of its Dream Big – Read summer program theme for kids, the South County Branch of the Camden County Library System will present local comic magician Brian Richards on Wednesday, Aug. 8 from 11 a.m. to noon.

For over twenty years Richards has performed at libraries, schools, corporate and public events in the South Jersey area. According to Richard’s website his shows are “designed to tickle the imagination, highlight the fun of reading, and encourage readers to explore the library.  Every show is guaranteed to delight audiences of all ages.”

Children’s Librarian Janet Ralston said, “We chose Brian’s program because it fits so well with this year’s state-wide summer reading theme for kids: Dream Big –Read!”

Registration for the free program is required at or by calling the branch at 856-753-2537.

This particular program event is made possible by a grant from the New Jersey Library Association and the New Jersey State Library.


Established in 1921, Camden County Library System seeks to meet the recreational, informational and educational needs of its customers with locations in Bellmawr, Camden, Gloucester Township, Haddon Township, Merchantville, Winslow Township and Voorhees.   The Library is governed and supported by the Camden County Board of Freeholders and the Camden County Library Commission.

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