Friday, June 19, 2009

Nationally recognized storyteller coming to your library

Jim Weiss, award-winning storyteller and recording artist, will captivate children and adults alike with his recounting of ancient folktales and myths and his telling original stories at all Fauquier County public libraries on Monday, June 29.

Mr. Weiss has been a storyteller for over 25 years and has performed in many notable venues, including the White House. His production company Greathall has produced more than 40 storytelling recordings, and he is the recipient of more than 80 major national awards. His recordings will be available for purchase after the program.

He is appearing at: 10:30 a.m., John Barton Payne Building, (540) 347-8750, ext. 5; 1 p.m., John Marshall Library, Marshall, (540) 364-4910; and 3 p.m., Bealeton Library, (540) 439-9728.

This event is part of the Be Creative summer reading program, a series of free special events and programs for children of all ages and their families. Register for Be Creative online or at any Fauquier library.

The library’s summer reading programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Fauquier Library and supported by D.C. United, Warrenton Burger King, Papa John’s Pizza, Chick-Fil-A, & Five Guys and the Marshall McDonalds.

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