“Greetings to you, the lucky finder of this Golden Ticket, from Mr. Willy Wonka! Many wonderful surprises await you!” – Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Grab your Golden Ticket to enter a world of magic and imagination.
Join us as we celebrate famed children’s author Roald Dahl’s cherished book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1964).
See upcoming events below.
Join us for games, activities, prizes and chocolate! It is open for families with children of all ages.
The Main Library party will also feature an oversized Candy Land game, relay races and the creation of edible flowers.
“It’s going to be fun,” said Erika Bobka, LPLS Children’s Librarian.
In Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Charlie Bucket, a brave and honest boy, has received one of the five Golden Tickets granting him access into Willy Wonka’s magical chocolate factory and the wildest time of his life!
Considered one of the most beloved storytellers of our time, Roald Dahl’s (1916-1990) popular children’s novels include Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, The BFG and Matilda.
Dahl began his career writing for adults after his first short story was featured in The Saturday Evening Post. It recounted his adventures in World War II. In 1960, he began writing children’s stories while living with his family in England.
He was born in Wales to Norwegian parents and spent his childhood in England. When World War II began, he joined the Royal Air Force and became a fighter pilot. He began to write at the age of 26 after moving to Washington, D.C.
Read more of his biography on the official Roald Dahl website.
Charlie And The Chocolate Factory Celebration
Avon Branch Library, 37485 Harvest Drive, Avon
Tuesday, February 12 at 7 p.m.
Celebrate the children's books of Roald Dahl.
Get your Golden Ticket and have some family fun with games, activities, prizes and chocolate!
Preregistration is required by calling the Library at 440-934-4743.
Main Library, 351 W. Sixth Street, Lorain
Thursday, February 14 at 6:30 p.m.
Join us for a sweet celebration of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Get your Golden Ticket and have some fun with games, activities, prizes and chocolate!
For families with children of all ages.
Preregistration is required by calling the Main Library at 440-244-1192 or 1-800-322-READ, ext. 449.
Bonus Chocolaty Event!
Teens Celebrate Chocolate Month
Domonkas Branch Library, 4125 East Lake Road, Sheffield Lake
Thursday, February 28 at 7 p.m.
February is Chocolate Month and teens in 5th through 12th grades can satisfy their sweet tooth by learning how to create a delicious, sugary treat.
Preregistration is required by calling the Domonkas Branch Library at 440-949-7410.
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