Ghosts and Ghouls and Tales of Terror!

Hearken all! The storytellers are on the prowl. They will haunt your local libraries and area festivals to send shivers up your spine with awful tales! Once again, the Lehigh Valley Storytellers will send out their members, alone or in pairs, to visit areas as far flung as The Emmaus Public Library in the western Lehigh Valley and Barrett Paradise Friendly Library in the Poconos amd all places in between. Check our calendar in the sidebar on the right to {Read More}

Story Circle – February 13th- CANCELLED

  The Lehigh Valley Storytelling Guild and Godfrey Daniels invite you to the monthly Story Circle, the second Wednesday of the month at Godfrey Daniels, 7 East 4th Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015.  Admission is free.  The stories are fresh.  The tellers and listeners are fine, fine people.  The fun starts at 7:30 pm.  February’s Story Circle is cancelled due to icy winter conditions.  We will see you all on March 13th – same time, same place – more stories!

Family Series returns!

The annual Family Storytelling Series returns to Godfrey Daniels on February 3 at 2 pm – weather permitting! Karen Maurer will tell stories that are strictly “For the Birds”. Karen brings songs, stories and even a craft to her performances. There is something for every age at the Family Storytelling Series. Ingrid Bohn is up next with Knuckleheads, Noodleheads, and Tall Tales. Listeners will feel a lot smarter after listening to the goofy antics in the tales that Ingrid spins. Ingrid {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}

Native American Stories with Rob Aptaker at Allentown Public Library

Join Rob Aptaker for stories from Native American traditions.  Rob’s presentations is open to all ages.  He will tell stories at the Allentown Public Library on May 14th at 7 pm. The event is free.  No registration is required. The Allentown Public Library is at 1210 W. Hamilton Street, Allentown, PA 18102, 610-820-2400

Love Stories with Denise McCormack

Here is a Mother’s Day treat for adults!  Denise McCormack offers Love Stories, poignant tales that deal with women’s issues, mothers and children, and other dynamic relationships on May 11th AND May 13th, at the Friends Meeting House, 302 Farnsworth Avenue, Bordentown, NJ 08505. McCormack presents traditional tales and literary adaptations to captivate her audiences. These stories will appeal to older teens and adults.  Make it a date night!  Leave the children at home. May 11th at 7 pm. Admission {Read More}

Story Circle- Fabulous, Fun and Free!

Every month – except for August – on the second Wednesday of the month, we gather at Godfrey Daniels, 7 East 4th Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015, at 7:30 pm, and share stories.  Sometimes, the stories are about our lives – that car accident, that fall from grace, (or from a great height), that teacher who changed our lives, pets we have loved.  These stories are comical, tragic, and once in a while, transformative. Sometimes, the stories are folk tales or {Read More}

Rob Aptaker – Children’s Series

Rob’s stories draw from the traditions of America’s indigenous peoples.  Their lore is full of wisdom, wit and wonder.  Rob tells the stories with the authority of years of research and time spent with America’s native tellers. Come sit at the “campfire” again.  Perhaps, a trickster or two will join us. April 8th, 2 pm, at Godfrey Daniels, 7 East 4th Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015. Cops’n’Kids will bring books to hand out. $5.50 Admission is charged.  Children 5 and under {Read More}

The Journey Continues – Rob Aptaker

Rob Aptaker takes the stage at Godfrey Daniels for the Children’s Storytelling Series on April 8th at 2 pm. (See calendar for details.) Aptaker tells stories from Eastern woodland tribal nations: Lenape, Cherokee, Abenaki, and Iroquois.  He provides background and historical information about each tribal group when introducing a tale.  Rob makes sure his audience understands that Native American Nations — like nations anywhere else — each have their own unique languages, cultures, and customs. Traditional Native American stories are {Read More}

Denise McCormack – Children’s Series

Take a journey into stories with Denise McCormack and be carried away to amazing places.  March 18th at Godfrey Daniels at 2 pm. Cops’n’Kids will hand out books. Godfrey Daniels. 7 East 4th Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015. 2 pm $5.50 admission is charged. Children 5 and under get in free. Pay at the door.   If you have any questions, please call Ingrid Bohn, the Children’s Series Coordinator, at 215-541-1429.