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Public Library presents inventive storytelling series with guest entertainers
The Public Library presents Summer Tent Tales once again, bringing local storytellers to entertain listeners with creative tales. This series will travel to seven branches throughout the summer, with each branch hosting a renowned storyteller. Summer Tent Tales was developed in 2007 by the Frontline Storytellers Team, a group made up of PLCMC staff and community members interested in preserving and sharing this classic art.
Summer Tent Tales is open to all ages. Each free storytelling event begins at 7 p.m.
Wednesday, June 24, South County Regional. Guest Storyteller: Andy Offutt Irwin
Thursday, June 25, University City Regional. Guest Storyteller: Andy Offutt Irwin
Tuesday, July 28, Mint Hill Library. Guest Storyteller: Cynthia Brown
Tuesday, July 21, ImaginOn. Guest Storyteller: Donna Washington
Thursday, July 30, Beatties Ford Road Library. Guest Storyteller: Obakunle Akinlana
Tuesday, August 4, Sugar Creek Library. Guest Storyteller: Cheryl “Sparkle” Mosley
Thursday, August 6, Steele Creek Library. Guest Storyteller: Wright Clarkson - Story Guy
Since its founding in 1903 as a Carnegie Free Library, PLCMC has provided community service and outreach to the citizens of the Charlotte area. One of the premier libraries in the country, PLCMC has been recognized as a “Five Star” library in a national index of public library service from Library Journal and was named winner of the 2006 National Award for Library Service. The library sponsors a variety of community-based programs, from computer and Internet workshops to the award-winning Novello Festival of Reading, a celebration of the joys of reading and learning. With 24 locations, 1.4 million volumes, 79,000 DVDs, CDs and audiobooks, and a vast selection of titles available to download from the library’s web site, PLCMC is dedicated to its mission of expanding minds, empowering individuals and enriching the community.