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with Back in Thyme,  the Storytelling Sims, and Betty Fell

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Imagination sparks joy in our minds and in our lives.

Stories entertain us, thrill us, remind us of our own stories.

Stories help us understand each other, and how things happen,

but most importantly stories are thoughtful, interesting

person to person interaction.

Traditional folk stories, 

 Growing up in St. Augustine,

St. Augustine history, 

Literary stories, 

Ghost stories,

 portrayals of Susan B. Anthony,

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings,

Harriet Beecher Stowe,

Francesca Marie Guerrera,

Dr. Esther Hawke,

 stories of Harriett Tubman,

 Zora Neale Hurston 

Most important is to relate the stories to the audience

 for an interesting and engaging entertainment.

Sample Programs


Legendary Women: Stories of Extraordinary Women-- Told in first person and in costume.

Emma Edmunds/ Frank Thompson--Civil War soldier and spy,

writing a journal of her adventures to her mother;  

Isak Dinesen, author of Out of Africa, revealing her life as a storyteller. 

      With Kathy Duffy who portrays Beatrice de Bobidile, friend of Isabella of Castile;

      Mary Kingsley, who explored Africa on her own in the late 1800s;

      and Gertrude Bell,  expert on Arabia, contemporary of Lawrence of Arabia.


Ghost Stories: Chills and Thrills

Including Taeg O’Kane and the Corpse (Taeg must find a place to bury the dead or die himself), Tamlane (Burd Janet braves the mad ride of the elves to save her beloved),

The White Wolf (the worst step-mother ever). 

  ( Other stories available to suit audience.)


Winter Tales: Ice and Snow

 Artfully presented versions of classic tales

 Charles Dickens’ Gabriel Grub (An ill-tempered gravedigger meets a ghost who touches his heart),

 Hans Christian Anderson’s The Snow Queen

(the demons’ broken mirror and the long journey to melt the frozen heart),

The Little Match Girl

(enduring cruel cold and poverty amid visions of warmth and a kind grandmother). 



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Upcoming Events

  • Ghost Stories
    Ghost Stories
    Wed, Oct 23
    Main Library
    Oct 23, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Main Library, St. Augustine, FL 32084, USA
    Oct 23, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Main Library, St. Augustine, FL 32084, USA
    The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas. Spirits walk in tales of ghosts and mystery.


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