Holiday Tales

Storytellers never take a holiday.  If our mouths are busy eating or singing or brushing our teeth, we are watching and listening and gathering the threads for a newly woven story.  The Winter holidays are absolutely the best time to pull together stories.  So much is going on!  We learn so much about our cultures and our families and ourselves in the way we handle all the hustle and bustle of this time of year. Keep your ears open for {Read More}

Afterglow – a Tellabration! event

The Lehigh Valley Storytelling Guild and Trinity Episcopal Church present Afterglow, stories that will create warm memories, on Saturday evening, November 17th, at 6:30 pm.  Afterglow is part of Tellabration!, the International Day of Storytelling.  The program will begin with a reception in Trinity Episcopal Church’s dining room.  Stories for mature, thoughtful audiences will be presented by Rob Aptaker, Ingrid Bohn, Judy England McCarthy and Karen Maurer in the sanctuary of the church. Admission is $12. Members of Trinity Episcopal {Read More}

Story Circle – RELOCATED!

Due to a scheduling conflict,  Story Circle will be held at the home of Charles and Jolene Kiernan at 4458 Coffeetown Road, Schnecksville, PA, 18078 on November 7th.  Story Circle usually meets at Godfrey Daniels on the second Wednesday of each month, except August. There will be a pot luck meal at 6:30 pm.  Bring something delicious! The GREAT BOOK GIVEAWAY will happen during the potluck and after stories are shared.  The Guild’s collection of storytelling books and story collections {Read More}

Fright Night with Rob Aptaker and Judy England McCarthy

Halloween!!!!  The day of spirits and wailing demons has arrived.  Rob Aptaker and Judy England-McCarthy will keep families entertained with stories of the scary season on October 31st at the Emmaus Public Library, 11 East Main Street, Emmaus, PA 18049.  The frightful fun begins at 7 pm. This is the library’s Silly and Scary Tales event, suitable for all ages, (attention spans notwithstanding.)  Rob and Judy will not disappoint. Visit the Emmaus Public Library’s website for more details, or call {Read More}

Ghastly Tales with Larry Sceurman and Karen Maurer

FOR ADULTS ONLY: Please leave the children at home for this program of frightening, gory and consciousness twisting tales.  This event at the Memorial Library of Nazareth and Vicinity is for the bravest listeners.  On October 30th, at 6:30 pm, Larry Sceurman and Karen Maurer will chill bones and fill the air with whispers of wraiths. The Nazareth Library’s closest neighbor is a funeral home.  The Whitefield House sits across the street, old enough to have hosted a dozen ghosts.  {Read More}

Terrified! with Larry Sceurman and MaryAnn Paterniti

FOR ADULTS ONLY:  Please leave the children at home for this program of frightening, gory, awful stories at the Easton Area Public Library, 515 Church Street, Easton, PA 18042, on October 25th at 6:30 pm. The Easton Area Public Library is built on the site of an abandoned cemetery.  People who work there spread rumors about unexplained happenings.  What an excellent site for Larry Sceurman and MaryAnn Paterniti to share stories of visitors from beyond the grave, or of untimely {Read More}

Whitehall Fright Night with Charles Kiernan and Judy England-McCarthy

Oh, the horror continues!  It spreads everywhere.  On October 24th at 6:30 pm, Charles Kiernan and Judy England-McCarthy continue the campaign of horrible tales and frightening vignettes at the Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road, Whitehall, PA 18052. Expect the unexpected with these experienced tellers.  Their styles are widely different but the fright factor is always there.  This is a family oriented event so there will be material for all ages.  The scariness increases as the evening wears on. {Read More}

BAPL Fright “Night” with Ingrid Bohn and Denise McCormack

The Bethlehem Area Public Library (Main Branch) will be the NEXT target for frightful and horrid tales. On Saturday, October 20th, at 2 pm, Ingrid Bohn and Denise McCormack will cast a web of spine-tingling fear.  These stories are for the braver listeners, designed for children 9and up, teens and/or adults.  The faint of heart can busy themselves elsewhere in the library. The Main Branch of the Bethlehem Area Public Library is at 11 West Church Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018.  {Read More}

Meuser Library Haunted House Tales with Robin Reichert and Ingrid Bohn

The frightful fun continues as Robin Reichert and Ingrid Bohn add their woeful tales to the family Haunted House event at Mary Meuser Memorial Library, 1803 Northampton Street, Easton, PA 18042, on October 19th.  The gruesome recountings begin at 7 pm.   Free to the brave of heart! (And to the faint of heart as well!) The Haunted House is open to all ages.  Stories and songs will get more frightful as the evening goes on.  Check the Mary Meuser Library’s {Read More}

Scared Silly with MaryAnn Paterniti and Robin Reichert

MaryAnn Paterniti and Robin Reichert kick off the Fright Night season with Scared Silly -a family scary story event on October 11th at the Parkland Community Library, 4422 Walbert Avenue, Allentown, PA 18103.  The scariness begins at 6:30 pm. This is a family oriented event.  The fright factor of the stories will get more intense as the evening goes on.  There will be stories for all everyone.  Expect chills up and down your spines and tickles in your funny bones. {Read More}