Storyteller at Marion Library Nov. 2

October 26, 2017

By John Raffel
Correspondent

It’s starting to get much colder outdoors, which is why Marion Library director Shelley Scott is encouraging residents to consider some unique upcoming events at the school.

Scott has announced that storyteller Eileen DeLorenzo will be at held at the library at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2. Her subjects will be creating imagery and sparking imaginations.

Library officials point out DeLorenzo is the teller of world folktales, Michigan tall tales and original stories of struggles and victories. They added that foils and follies come to life in vivid imagery.

Eileen DeLorenzo

Eileen DeLorenzo

DeLorenzo’s website says that she is an elementary educator, classroom storyteller/teaching artist and certified Thinking Maps™ trainer.

“Eileen’s stories entertain while connecting listeners in shared experiences,” the website said. “A teller of world folktales, Michigan tall tales and original stories of struggles and victories, foils and follies come to life in vivid imagery.

“Interactive storytelling programs and workshops for students, educators, and librarians are rich with wisdom, humor and song. Programs support teachers in meeting National Common Core Standards from Early Literacy Development to English Language Arts.

Also, Marion Library officials have announced the following new items: downloadable resources, audio books, digital magazines, and language lessons.



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