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READiculous, JR

Exercise your child's self-expression, critical thinking, creativity and team work.

READiculous, JR is a reader’s theater/creative dramatics program led by READiculous’ Susan Bishop and Alissa Henkel. READiculous, JR promotes self-expression, critical thinking, creativity and team work through exercises. The program includes theater games, improvisation exercises, characterization techniques, literary interpretation and more!


READiculous, JR is for 10-14 year olds.

Upcoming Classes

Two sessions will be offered this spring:

Class 1: Tuesdays, 4 - 5 p.m., March 17 - April 21

Class 2: Wednesdays, 4 - 5 p.m., March 18 - April 22

Please be sure you can attend all six classes before registering. Each student will receive a READiculous, JR t-shirt, thanks to the Friends of the Decatur Public Library!

How to Join

Class size is limited. If you are between 10 and 14 years old and can participate in all six classes, you can sign up by visiting or calling the Children's Desk upstairs at the Decatur Public Library (217-424-2900 ext. 5).

Interested in learning more? Check out the Decatur Herald & Review's video about the program here!

Program Leaders

Alissa T. Henkel

Alissa T. Henkel

Head of Programs, Resources, and Services
Susan Bishop

Susan Bishop

Library Assistant

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