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JKPL and Sandcastle illusionist team up

(JKPL) — You’ve seen him as a finalist on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent,” on NBC’s “The Tonight show with Jimmy Fallon,” as a winner on the CW’s “Penn & Teller: Fool Us,” “Masters of Illusion,” and SYFY Channel’s “Wizard Wars.” Now, it’s your chance to learn magic from this award winning illusionist in person at Joeten-Kiyu Public Library this December!

Leon Etienne, who is currently starring in his hit show “Magic Rocks!” at the Sandcastle Theater on Saipan, has teamed up with the library to offer his incredible magic camp to anyone on Saipan. By attending magic camp, you will receive personal instruction from Etienne and learn to perform amazing magic tricks. You get your very own magic set to bring home so you can share the magic you learn with family and friends. You’ll learn incredible close-up magic, basic performance skills, audience management, and so much more.

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“I am thrilled to be teaming up with the library to bring my magic camp to the Saipan community. Who doesn’t want to learn a few good magic tricks? This is great fun! This will be a great activity for the children and youth on Saipan, Tinian, and Rota this holiday season.” says Etienne.

“Magic Camp @ My Public Library” is free and sponsored by the Friends of the Joeten-Kiyu Public Library. All books and magic supplies will be covered by the Friends of the Joeten-Kiyu Public Library. Limited seating on a first registered basis. Open to ages 7 years old to 18 years old.

Registration is now open on Saipan, Tinian, and Rota at the Joeten-Kiyu Public Library, Tinian Public Library, and the Antonio C. Atalig Memorial Public Library on Rota. Parents/guardians must sign a liability waiver form on behalf of their participating children and must adhere to public library policies and procedures. Participants must have a valid Joeten-Kiyu Public Library card free of fines to register. Deadline to register is Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 at 5 p.m.

Magic Camp@My Joeten-Kiyu Public Library will take place on Dec. 27, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Dec. 28, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.; and Dec. 29, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. There is limited seating. First come, first registered basis.

Magic Camp @My Tinian Public Library will take place on Tinian on Jan. 4, 2017. The schedule for the event at Antonio C. Atalig Memorial Library on Rota will be announced soon.

For more information and to sign up to attend Magic Camp@ My Joeten-Kiyu Public Library on Saipan, please contact Librarian II Rosalinda Ulloa or Technical Services Librarian Beth Demapan at 235-7315/6 or email or

To sign up for Magic Camp@My Tinian Public Library, please contact Library Assistant Marvieluz Syed at 433-0504 or email Tinian Public Library

To sign up for Magic Camp@ My Rota Public Library, please contact Library Assistant Bergitt Maratita at 532-7328.

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