Summer Reading Program Kicksoff at Evergreen Public Library

Summer Reading Program Starts with a Bang June 10th!

Orland Hills, June 9, 2017: Evergreen Park Public Library kicks off it reading program with Art of Inflation on June 10th at 11:00 AM.  The Art of Inflation is a choreographed balloon show that twists comedy, art, music, creativity and audience participation into a unique family show. This free show is located Evergreen Park Public Library, 9400 S. Tory Ave, Evergreen Park IL 60805. Please RSVP to the Library Youth Services Department to attend; (708) 422-8522.

Although the library offers many opportunities for kids’ programs, the Summer Reading program is the Youth Services’ biggest event of the year.

“Our goal is to put on a fun event that our families will enjoy”, says Laura Mayer, Youth Services Librarian.

Kicking off this year’s reading program is Art of Inflation. The art of Inflation is a fun program for the families as they watch colorful 4-foot long balloons twirl around and, before their eyes, transform into a work of art, captivating the imagination of the audience. “Choreographed to music, two five-foot balloon sculptures are created during the show along with comedy that has the kids and parent laughing.  After the show families are encouraged to come close and take a picture with the works of art,” says Obrochta.

The Evergreen Park audience will be in for a special treat as this show has incorporated a black light balloon creation that ends the show. Older audience members relive the 80’s as the neon glows before their eyes.

The Art of Inflation is the brainstorm of professional library entertainer Dale Obrochta. “Twisted into the show is thirty years of balloon twisting knowledge,” states Obrochta. Dale has been performing since 1986 and has performed twice at TEDxNaperville, appeared on WGN & WLS TV, and performed for numerous schools and libraries in Illinois.

The Evergreen Park Public Library will be offering more kids’ shows this season and is working hard to support the community’s needs.



Dale Obrochta is the entertainer that Librarians use for a professional, family-friendly and unique show that generates foot traffic and books being checked out. Dale’s goal is to provide the highest quality entertainment to libraries resulting in a great library experience.