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The Ardiena Ann Tromley Family Storytelling Series

The Ardiena Ann Tromley Family Storytelling Series at the Central Rappahannock Regional Library is presented through the generous support of Mr. Thomas Tromley in loving memory of his wife, Ardiena Ann Tromley.

For more information, call 540-372-1144.
Admission to all events is free, and school age children and adults are invited to attend.


 

Dylan Pritchett

Dylan Pritchett

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

We kicked off the 2009 Storytelling Series with entertaining African and
African-American folktales and music! Dylan Pritchett brought to his
performances a world of experience as a teller, as well as his work as
an interpreter in Colonial Williamsburg. In addition to his association
with the Smithsonian Museum and the John F. Kennedy Center for the
Performing Arts, Mr. Pritchett is proud of his work on the Board of the
National Association of Black Storytellers, Inc.

"The Storyteller"
For school age children and adults, Headquarters, 4:30
For teens and adults, Porter, 7:30

 

 


Kim WeitkampKim Weitkamp

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Known for her skills in laying down a whopper of a tale, "Kim combines humor, original childhood stories and just a touch of fertilizer to create stories that can compete with the best of them."

"Laugh Out Loud Stories"
For school age children and adults, Headquarters, 4:30

"Freckles, Fibs, and Family"
Humorous stories about love and lessons learned from family.
For teens and adults, Snow, 7:30

 

 

 


Megan HicksMegan Hicks

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Megan is the winner of the 2005 Parent’s Choice Award-Silver and the 2003 Storytelling World Honor Award.

"Enough Already"
Stories about greed, gratitude, and why you must never forget to thank the good fairy!
For school age children and adults, Headquarters, 4:30

"Home Front"
Civilian stories from the Civil War and World War II.
For teens and adults, Salem Church, 7:30

 

 


 

YouTubeVisit our YouTube channel to see stories by some of the storytellers who have been featured in our series over the years.

Previous Years:

2008
Linda Fang
Fred Michael Beam
Linda Goodman

2007
Joan & Mack Swift
Lynn Ruehlmann
Elegba Folklore Society, Featuring J. Ron Fleming

2006
Megan Hicks
Tom Stamp

2005
Alice McGill
Carmen Deedy
Tom Stamp
Michael Gaudreau

2004
Kala Jojo
Noa Baum
Regi Carpenter
Willy Claflin

2003
Donna Washington
Dovie Thomason Sickles
Bill Harley
Joan and Mack Swift