The Iowa City Public Library is excited to announce that award-winning musician and author Jim Gill will perform from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, at The Englert Theater in downtown Iowa City. Parents and children of all ages are invited to attend this free concert as part of the Library’s Music is the Word celebration.
Gill is known for his recorded albums and books with musical themes. Music Play for Folks of All Stripes won a Notable Children’s Recording award from the American Library Association in 2012. He’s the author of two children’s books and six award-winning CDs of music play for young children. He work has received five separate awards from the American Library Association.
Gill is currently traveling across the country with his Family Room Concert Tour to promote the benefits of play in young children’s lives. Experience this phenomenon firsthand on Jan. 23, as Gill’s distinctive music will have attendees clapping, singing, dancing, jumping and sneezing along.
No advanced reservations are required for this free concert. The first 100 children in attendance will receive a special souvenir.
For more information, contact the Library at 319-356-5200.