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2018 Summer Reading Schedule Robert Rivest

2018 dates are still available for all of Robert Rivest’s Summer Library Programs for children, teens and adults! 


Check not only the “AVAILABLE” dates, but also all of the opportunities to BLOCK BOOK. Robert can do 3 shows a day!



6/9-10, - 11am -6pm E. Longmeadow, MA Laughter Yoga Leader Training Certification with Robert Rivest 

6/27 - 10:30am Ludlow, MA Mindful Tai Chi & Laughter Yoga

6/27  - 3pm Williston Park, NY “Let’s Rock this Library with Laughter”

6/28  - 2pm Duxbury, MA “Mindfulness in Motion”

6/28 - 7pm Duxbury, MA “Reading Rocks, Libraries Rock”

6/29  - 10am Centerville, MA “Reading Rocks, Libraries Rock”

6/30 - 12pm Killingworth, MA "Rock This Library with Laughter"



7/1 - 8pm Yale University "Laughter Yoga w/ Robert Rivest"

7/5 - 11am Southborough, MA “Let’s Rock this Library with Laughter”

7/5 - 3pm Leominster, MA, “ Summer Fun at the Library”

7/8 - 12-3 pm Lenox, MA Clark Art Institute "Roving Mime "

7/8 - 9pm Yale University "Laughter Yoga w/ Robert Rivest"

7/10 - 9:30am Framingham, MA,  "Comic Mime & Social Skills"

7/11 - 1pm New Durham, NH “Let’s Rock this Library with Laughter”

7/12 - 10am South Windsor, CT "Learn, Laugh & Let Go"

7/12- 4pm South Norwalk, CT “Let’s Rock this Library with Laughter”

7/13 11am Springfield, MA YMCA "Staff Stress Relief"

7/14 - 5pm Yale University "Laughter Yoga w/ Robert Rivest"

7/16 - 5:30pm Gamerville, NY “Laughter is the Best Medicine"

7/17 - 11am , Ashland, MA, "Comic Mime"

7/22 - 9pm Yale University "Laughter Yoga w/ Robert Rivest"

7/25 - 10:30am Ludlow, MA "Mindful Tai Chi & Laughter Yoga"

7/25 - 4pm Darien, CT “ Summer Fun at the Library”

7/29 - 9pm Yale University "Laughter Yoga w/ Robert Rivest"

7/31 - 10am Franklin, NY, “Let’s Rock this Library with Laughter”

7/31 - 2:30m Sherburne, NY, “Let’s Rock this Library with Laughter”



8/1 - 6:30pm  Sidney, NY, “Let’s Rock this Library with Laughter”

8/4-5 - 11am -6pm E. Longmeadow, MA Laughter Yoga Leader Training Certification with Robert Rivest 

8/8 - 2pm Middleburgh NY, “Let’s Rock this Library with Laughter”

8/8 - 7pm Voorheesville NY, “Let’s Rock this Library with Laughter”

8/9 - 6:30pm Colonie NY, “Let’s Rock this Library with Laughter”

8/10 - 7pm  Freeport, NY “Learn, Laugh & Let Go”

8/11 - 11am Middlefield, MA "Laughter Yoga”

8/15 - 6:30pm Springfield, NJ "Laughter is the Best Medicine"

8/16 - 2:30pm Holyoke "Laughter Yoga with Seniors"

8/18-22, 5- Day Laughter Yoga Teacher Training, Monson, MA

8/30 - 2:30pm Holyoke "Laughter Yoga with Seniors"


September 20 - October 2, "Robert Rivest in Japan" 


10/20-21 - 11am -6pm E. Longmeadow, MA Laughter Yoga Leader Training Certification with Robert Rivest 


Contact Robert: Email: Robert Rivest Phone: Phone: 413-519-2256


New Library Shows for 2018: https://www.robertrivest.com/libraries/2018summerreadingl/


2018 Summer Reading Library Programs: Mime & Music! Reading Rocks! Libraries Rock!


Robert Rivest has a number of shows for schools and libraries including one for this year's 2018 Summer Reading Theme: Music:  Reading Rocks! Libraries Rock!

Let's Rock this Library with Laughter! Comic mime Robert Rivest entertains audiences of all ages while joyfully motivating them to read, celebrate their libraries and move to the music of nature, animals and life all around us. Using mime, comedy, and interactive playfulness, Robert Rivest highlights the musicality of every day life. He shares mindful ways that we can tune into our environment, and play with the sounds of the natural world. Robert is an enthusiastic conductor of laughter and joy, bringing sensational stories and silent symphonies to life before your eyes! In addition to Robert’s humorous and inspirational mime stories, everyone will learn cool mime movements, awesome laughter exercises and calming mindfulness activities.  We end with an interactive mime “poem” about the joys of reading, books and libraries. Robert Rivest is a comic mime/dancer/speaker with over 20 years of experience performing in schools and libraries.

Or just for the fun of it . . .

Summer Fun @ Your Library! This is a pure celebration of everything that we love about summer. Comic mime Robert Rivest performs his favorite stories about summer and invites audience members to join in. Stories about the sun, swimming, camping, travel, friendship, ice cream, late nights, lightening bugs and more! This fun family show is full of audience participation! In addition to Robert’s humorous and inspirational mime theater stories, everyone will learn amazing mime illusions and how to create their own mime story. Together, we will act out exciting characters and stories highlighting summer fun! Robert Rivest studied mime, dance, improvisation and acting in Paris and NYC. He brings over 20 joy filled years of experience to every performance.

"I love programs that entertain parents as much as they do children, and Robert Rivest's show definitely accomplished that goal. His unique mixture of mime and comedy along with a strong pro-library message, completely engaged our diverse audience."

-Patty Falconer, Hampstead Public Library, NH


Robert is great at helping people celebrate reading, their library and their lives. He creates a positive, shared library experience that is full of laughter and joy. The number one comment that Robert hears from librarians after his program is, "Everyone came out looking so happy and joyful."


These popupar library shows are also available:

Learn, Laugh, and Let Go: An Interactive Stress Relief Show! Robert Rivest takes a humorous look at modern day stress and what we can do about it. He shares easy to follow stress relief strategies that allow everyone to get back to work, school, or home, feeling calm and refreshed. More

Mindfulness in Motion Robert Rivest's "Mindfulness in Motion" school programs help teach the basics of mindfulness in a fun, entertaining way. Robert is a great presenter, he shares simple stories and humorous tales that bring mindfulness principles to life . More

The Alphabet of Imagination! Robert joyfully leads audiences of all ages on an awesome A to Z journey! This fun, festive, high energy show is an amazing synthesis of movement, imagery, characters and illusion. With a different mime piece for each letter of the alphabet, Robert Rivest highlights the pure joy of our limitless imaginations. "We were so delighted with Robert Rivest's performance. It's wonderful to find someone with such tremendous talent who relates so well to kids." -Jane Babcock, Director, Hadley Libraries, MA

Literacy Alive - Let's Celebrate Reading! is a quick moving fun-filled enrichment program that gets audiences of all ages excited about reading. Robert Rivest reveals the "hidden treasures" of reading and comically illustrates and the joys of reading everyday. More

Healthy Choices - Healthy Lives is a high-energy comedy program in which health and humor go hand in hand. Robert Rivest's humorous insights connect deeply with children, teens, and adults moving them to make mindful choices about food, exercise, entertainment and safety. More

Laughter is the Best Medicine: Highlights the best of Robert Rivest's 20 year career as a master mime performer, comic actor and improv artist. Through humorous mime stories, spoken word physical comedy and a zany cast of characters, Robert Rivest transforms an empty stage into pure hilarity!More 

Science in Motion! is a mesmerizing blend of comedy and science that enthralls both children and adults. Robert Rivest, comically explores how scientists and artists see the world around us. More  


Robert Rivest is an internationally admired performer and teacher. He is a renowned comic mime artist, an accomplished health, literacy and stress relief educator, a gifted laughter yoga teacher and an engaging public speaker. Since 1990 Robert Rivest has given over 7,000 presentations in Europe, Asia, Africa and across the U.S. His mission is to use mindfulness, laughter and the performing arts to bring health and happiness to individuals and organizations around the world.

Spread joy and laughter @ your library with Comic Mime Robert Rivest


Contact Robert: Email: Robert Rivest Phone: Phone: 413-519-2256