Tiny dancers at Mentor Public Library

Jessica from The Fine Arts Association uses Angelina Ballerina to teach the girls basic ballet moves.

Jessica from The Fine Arts Association uses Angelina Ballerina to teach the girls basic ballet moves.

Pink-and-chiffon-wearing balletomanes—that is, ballet enthusiasts—filled our Main Branch on Tuesday.

They were there to celebrate dance and learn about ballet with help from the Fine Arts Association.

Jessica Stanich, a teacher from FAA, used the book Angelina Ballerina to teach the children some basic ballet postures and moves. Whenever Angelina would spin, leap or strike a pose, the children would do the same.

The girls also played freeze-dance!

The girls also played freeze-dance!

The ballet program is part of Mentor Public Library’s celebration of National Library Week.

As part of our week-long celebration of libraries, we’ll also have programs about:

All of our National Library Week programs are free and open to the public. However, some require registration. You can either sign up on our event calendar or call us to register.

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