Christy was a big hit with all the kids, both young and old.

Christy brings a taste of the Big Top to the Library

Clowning Around

Christy Atkinson, daughter of the late Mrs. Johnnie Roberts from Franklin and a former Ringling Brothers Clown, visited the Carnegie Library on Wednesday.

Ms. Atkinson, better known as Christy, was a big hit with the kids and parents. She told stories, demonstrated her juggling expertise, and interacted with the kids.

Much to the delight to everyone at the Library, Christy gave an outstanding, and very entertaining performance for about an hour. She was at the Library to promote the importance of reading and to show everyone that reading and coming to the library can be

Ellen Johnson | Franklin Advocate

fun. She even had some of the kids juggling and balancing on a board with her.

Christy left everyone with smiles on their faces and a giggle in their heart and scrambling to get a book to read from the library.

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