Friday, January 25, 2008

Master Storyteller Steven Plá Presents Stories of the Chinese Year of the Rat

The Santa Fe Public Library Children’s Department will present master storyteller Steven Plá presenting stories of the Chinese Year of the Rat on Friday, Feb. 8, from 2 to 3 p.m. at Main and from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Southside Branch, and Saturday, Feb. 9, from 11 to 12 p.m. at La Farge Branch. Come early (to Main at 1:30 and Southside at 3:30) to make a dragon puppet in honor of The Chinese New Year.

A career librarian in academic, research and school libraries for over 30 years, Steven has been welcomed at libraries for his international storytelling and enrichment work, especially with the children of Zuni Pueblo. Steven has over 25 years of telling stories from around the world and believes that storytelling is “a bridge to understanding between cultures.”

Please join us in learning about other cultures through the voice of Steven Plá.

This program is open to all ages and school classes are also welcome. Register at LaFarge Library by calling 955-4863, Main Library 955-6783, or Southside 955-2828.

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