Teens host puppet show for kids

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  • Photos by Melissa Kochovos Monroe Free Library teen volunteers Evangeline Hala, Henal Shah, Stephanie Ijomah, Liliya Chorna, Jacklyn Imhof, Jaycie Dick, Kyle Dick, Ben Tabasco, Grace Fisher, Glenn Edmonds, Thamid Islam and Christina Lane and their director Debbie Lane put on a puppet show of ìThe Very Hungry Caterpillarî for the children of Monroe on Aug. 7.

  • Photo by Melissa Kochovos Joy Hyman, who has worked with the children in the Monroe Free Library for years, read stories to children after the puppet show on Wednesday.

  • Photo by Melissa Kochovos A huge crowd of both children and their parents crammed the library to watch the Teens put on a puppet show. All of the children laughed and counted along with the puppets and had a blast.

MONROE — Teen volunteers at Monroe Free Library spent the summer painting the set and the building puppets for the library’s production of a show based on Eric Carle’s popular children’s book, “The Very Hungry Caterpillar.”

The free show for children under eight was held Aug. 7 to the delight of the children and their parents.

Here are a few scenes from Melissa Kochovos.

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