Magical Minnesota

One magician's life in Minnesota Learn more at:<br>Reading Motivation Magic Show in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Its a school assembly that encourages reading. <br><br><strong>  "Not only did your magic keep the student’s attention for 45 minutes, but your program reinforced the importance and fun of reading.”</strong><br> – <strong>Steven A. Wermund, Principal – G.D. Jones School, Wausau, WI</strong>

Minnesota Author for School Visits

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A very fun and unique School Assembly with Minnesota Author – Mr. Norm

Best Selling Children and Teen Book Author Brings Fun and Educational Program to Schools

These books are in libraries across the USA and around the world.
Motivational Program for Schools in MN and WI
This dynamic speaker encourages your students to Read, Read, Read!!!
Minnesota Magician for Schools at the Red Balloon Bookstore Autograph party.
Minnesota Author visit at the Red Balloon Bookstore in St. Paul, MN

Minnesota Magician for Schools at the Red Balloon Bookstore Autograph party. It is a laugh filled program that encourages students to check out the library and get excited about reading.

What They Say:

“He was absolutely terrific” Patrick Pribyl – Principal – New Prague Primary,

“Our school has used Norm’s show as our kick-off to “I Love to Read” month for several years. The kids and adults absolutely love his tricks and jokes and he tailors each show to fit our theme, while encouraging kids to read! He definitely is a 5 star professional performance!” – Joanne Miller – Librarian CCS Chisago, MN

“A wonderful show . . the Students and Staff all enjoyed it!” – Julie Piddle – Teacher – Pinewood School – Mounds View,  MN

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Minnesota Magician motivates students to read. This is a dynamic school assembly that grabs their attention and encourages students to do their best.
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All ages enjoy this interactive school assembly for Minnesota and Wisconsin
Students enjoy the Magic of Reading
It is a fun filled school assembly program that encourages reading.

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Minnesota Magician entertains at Waconia Library

Magic shows are fun for every one.  This Minnesota Magician takes his program on the road to libraries all this week across Carver County.  He did two Magic shows in Chanhassen on Tuesday and two magic trick shows in Chaska at the library on Wednesday.

The goal of the presentation is to encourage reading and get kids excited about going to the library.  “You can find books about hobbies, interests and jobs.”

The funny magic show is titled “The Reading Magician” and has appeared at hundreds of libraries over the past 30 years.  It is fun for library summer reading programs in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

K. The Associate Librarian wrote a nice note… “Norm’s magic was wonderful. The kids were talking about it as they were checking out the books.”


Its Comedy Family Magician – Mr. Norm and friends at Waconia Library.

Motivating young readers has been my goal for many years as I toured across the US doing programs for high schools and elementary schools in all fifty states.  This week it is nine shows at libraries to promote reading.

Each magic trick has a reading emphasis.  The kids laugh as they learn.  It is very fun for schools or other family groups.  Please check out the website


Yes, there is some Zany comedy and lots of excitement in this Minnesota magic show.

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Reading Magic Show for Libraries in Minnesota & Wisconsin

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I am a Minnesota Magician who promotes reading at schools and libraries.

It is fun to travel around and bring this motivational reading program to schools and libraries in Minnesota.   I developed this program over 30 years ago and presented it in schools across the U.S> in all fifty states.

These tours of schools were called lyceums. Other programs on these tours included musicians, archers, athletic experts, jugglers, history programs and exotic animal presentations such as nocturnal animals.  I did over 350 magic shows a year for 14 years.

Some tours were in New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Virginia and then the next year I would present in California, Oregon and Washington State.  It was fun to see the country and this was great experience as I tried out new material and built a tight, quality program for schools.

We are set this summer for several libraries in MN and Wisconsin with this magic and Reading presentation.  This Friday I return to an elementary school in Maple Grove to bring laughter and share my love of reading with the children.  E

Every magic trick in the show is about books, reading or how reading helps with hobbies and jobs.   I want to motivate and encourage the students with this lively presentation.  I am a magician and entertainer in Minneapolis and use the magic to motivate.

Here is what several librarians have said about the magical presentation.

  “The show was great – looking forward to next year.” Pat Spencer – Eagle Bluff School – Onalaska, WI (performed here 9 times.)

“MagicNorm performed for the Mabel Public Library summer reading program. It was a very enjoyable experience for the kids and the adults. He included several of the kids as assistants and they absolutely loved the experience. Lots of laughs! Great job! “     Mabel, MN public Library – Children’s Librarian – L. Hoff

This library in Wisconsin had the magic show 5 times over the past 10 years. The librarian commented – –

  “THANK YOU so very much for coming to St Croix Falls Library, we definitely will have you back!”              Cole – Children’s Librarian! St Croix Falls, WI Library

I will be bringing the magic show to southern Minnesota again this summer and one school in Janesville, MN had this to say…

     “Norm incorporated fun and laughter for all ages. We completely enjoyed his performance!! Students and staff left the auditorium talking about the awesome show!! Thank you Norm!!!.”
Sherry Trahms – Elementary Principal, Janesville-Waldorph-Pemberton Elementary School  

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It is fun to bring the magic show to Library Summer Reading Programs.  I am a Minnesota Magician and also a best selling Minnesota Author with 14 books in libraries across the USA and around the world.

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Clean comedy and magic for special events in Minneapolis and across Minnesota and Wisconsin

I love to do Reading Motivation and get kids excited about going to the library.

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Minnesota Magic Shows are Fun

Wow I can’t get over how much fun it is to present a magic show for the families. the kids faces light up the adults laugh like kids again – it is so fun.

Yesterday I did a High School Lock in and the Co Chair of the event Kim wrote this note after:

“Norm was amazing! We have had him come to our Senior All night Party for the last 3 years and each year it has been very entertaining.”

Wow I love to hear the laughter from the high school kids.

Yet the young ones are a riot too. Yesterday I also performed at the Lake Elmo Library and Judy G. on the Library Board wrote…

“Magic Norm was great at our library reading program. He integrated books into his amazing magic tricks – the kids were so responsive and the adults watching laughed a lot too.”


Mr. Norm is the Original Reading Magic Show in Minnesota. He has promoted reading for over 28 years in schools libraries and at special events.

It is fun to see all ages enjoy magic and comedy in Minneapolis, Lake Elmo and Coon Rapids, MN


Minneapolis Magician Mr. Norm at the Lake Elmo Library this week. Fun for all with an encouragement of reading mixed into the action packed show.

How can I bring fun to your next event?

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Library hosts Comedy Magician in Spring Valley, MN

That’s me – the Comedy Magician at the Library in Spring Valley, MN.  This was my 10th or so appearance at this library in the past 28 years!  it was fun to be back and I was thrilled to see the big turnout.

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Magic shows for children in Minnesota are fun!

This is a shot of my little act that is a tribute to Red Skelton and Stan Laurel.  It is a silent comedy act that the families at the Spring Valley Library enjoyed this summer as a part of the Summer Reading Program. The theme was music and reading so I brought the musical magic show with all sorts of comedy and fun.

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it is a delight to hear the children’s laughter. After the show many parents came over and expressed how much fun they had.  Magic is for all ages and I love to see the smiles..

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When you need a fun magic show in Minnesota for your company picnic or family event – please check my site:

It is fun to bring the Musical Magical Magician Show to schools, festivals and of course libraries. It is my joy to bring a show that grabs kids attention and encourages reading.

Find out more about Mr. Norm and the magic fun show at the website above.

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Library Magician in Minnesota


It is fun to bring Magic shows to the children at the Summer Reading Programs.  We already have 8 libraries booked for this coming summer tour.  the theme is Super Heroes … And I thought I would bring a program that talks about how kids can learn about being a hero at the library but also develop their skills and interests so they can be a hero too.  Maybe they will be a scientist or Nurse or fire fighter. You can learn about that at your library.

Here are some nice comments from librarians about last year’s library programs.

“Norm the Reading Magician put on back-to-back shows at the Plymouth Library with an audience of more than 200! He had kids roaring with laughter and excitement, and a bunch o’ parents and grandparents told me how much they enjoyed the show, too. I loved how he had so many kids from the audience come up to be part of the show — an experience they aren’t likely to forget! Norm was very professional to boot. I highly recommend him, especially for public library performances, though you’d better have an enclosed performance space, because the lively performance and wonderful audience response got pretty loud! — Linnea Fonnest, Youth Services Librarian, Plymouth Library, Plymouth, Minnesota

“Magic Norm was a huge hit here in Hastings this morning! He performed at Pleasant Hill Library for about 80 kids and theirs parents and he had everyone laughing and participating. And he promoted reading with every trick so that by the end of his performance the kids were not surprised to see a library card magically appear!” Gladys Kim Head Librarian – Pleasant Hills Library Hastings, MN

Magic with the motivational message about reading brings fun to Schools and Libraries in MN and WI.

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