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July 2015
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  Linda Gorham tells for the Chicago Public Library Summer Reading Challenge
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  Linda Gorham tells for the Chicago Public Library Summer Reading Challenge
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  Linda Gorham tells for the Chicago Public Library Summer Reading Challenge
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  Linda Gorham tells for the Chicago Public Library Summer Reading Challenge
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  Do Not Submit - A Storytelling Open Mic
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  Linda Gorham tells at Niles Public Library
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  Linda Gorham tells at Evanston Arts Festival
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  Linda Gorham tells at Evanston Ethnic Arts Festival
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  Storytelling in the Snug with SHANTA NURULLAH
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Jul 6th, 2015 (Mon)
  Linda Gorham tells for the Chicago Public Library Summer Reading Challenge

Chicago Public Library
Summer Reading Challenge -- June 23, 24, & 25, July 6, 7, 8 & 9
“THE STARS, MOON, SUN & OTHER CELESTIAL BODIES”
Presented by Linda Gorham, Storyteller

Linda Gorham loves sky stories and, like so many, loves exploring the old stories that answer the questions:
* How did the sun get in the sky?
* Who is the man in the moon?
* How did one day come to be followed by one night?
* What do the patterns in the stars mean?

Linda will share her favorite interactive folktales and myths that helped cultures all over the world explain all the wonderful things we see in the sky.

These 45-minute programs are for children ages 7-11 years old.

July 6 Schedule:

11:00 AM   
Douglass Branch   
3353 W. 13th St.   
Portia Latalladi   
312-747-3725   
platalla@chipublib.org

1:30 PM   
Archer Heights Branch
5055 S. Archer Ave.   
Elzbieta Jastrzebska-Ptasik   
312-747-9241   
eptasik@chipublib.org

4:00 PM   
Hall Branch
4801 S. Michigan Ave.   
Donna Morris   
312-747-2541   
ddmorris@chipublib.org

Admission  Free!
www.chipublib.org -- search under events and Linda Gorham

Jul 7th, 2015 (Tue)
  Linda Gorham tells for the Chicago Public Library Summer Reading Challenge

Chicago Public Library
Summer Reading Challenge -- June 23, 24, & 25, July 6, 7, 8 & 9
“THE STARS, MOON, SUN & OTHER CELESTIAL BODIES”
Presented by Linda Gorham, Storyteller

Linda Gorham loves sky stories and, like so many, loves exploring the old stories that answer the questions:
* How did the sun get in the sky?
* Who is the man in the moon?
* How did one day come to be followed by one night?
* What do the patterns in the stars mean?

Linda will share her favorite interactive folktales and myths that helped cultures all over the world explain all the wonderful things we see in the sky.

These 45-minute programs are for children ages 7-11 years old.

July 7 Schedule:

11:00 AM
Chicago Bee Branch   
3647 S. State St.   
Christine Reynolds   
312-747-6872   
creynold@chipublib.org

1:30 PM   
Lozano Branch   
1805 S. Loomis St.   
Elvira Camargo   
312-746-4329   
ecamargo@chipublib.org

4:00 PM   
Manning Branch   
6 S. Hoyne Ave.   
Elizabeth Hanson   
312-746-6800   
ehanson1@chipublib.org 
www.chipublib.org -- search under events and Linda Gorham

Jul 8th, 2015 (Wed)
  Linda Gorham tells for the Chicago Public Library Summer Reading Challenge

Chicago Public Library
Summer Reading Challenge -- June 23, 24, & 25, July 6, 7, 8 & 9
“THE STARS, MOON, SUN & OTHER CELESTIAL BODIES”
Presented by Linda Gorham, Storyteller

Linda Gorham loves sky stories and, like so many, loves exploring the old stories that answer the questions:
* How did the sun get in the sky?
* Who is the man in the moon?
* How did one day come to be followed by one night?
* What do the patterns in the stars mean?

Linda will share her favorite interactive folktales and myths that helped cultures all over the world explain all the wonderful things we see in the sky.

These 45-minute programs are for children ages 7-11 years old.

July 8 Schedule:

11:00 AM   
Roden Branch
6083 N. Northwest Hwy.   
Jerry McNally   
312-744-1478   
gmcnally@chipublib.org

1:30 PM   
Lincoln Belmont Branch   
1659 W. Melrose St.   
Gwen Thomas   
312-744-0166   
gthomas@chipublib.org

4:00 PM   
Edgewater Branch   
6000 N. Broadway   
Stuart Griner   
312-742-1945   
sgriner@chipublib.org
www.chipublib.org -- search under events and Linda Gorham

Jul 9th, 2015 (Thu)
  Linda Gorham tells for the Chicago Public Library Summer Reading Challenge

Chicago Public Library
Summer Reading Challenge -- June 23, 24, & 25, July 6, 7, 8 & 9
“THE STARS, MOON, SUN & OTHER CELESTIAL BODIES”
Presented by Linda Gorham, Storyteller

Linda Gorham loves sky stories and, like so many, loves exploring the old stories that answer the questions:
* How did the sun get in the sky?
* Who is the man in the moon?
* How did one day come to be followed by one night?
* What do the patterns in the stars mean?

Linda will share her favorite interactive folktales and myths that helped cultures all over the world explain all the wonderful things we see in the sky.

These 45-minute programs are for children ages 7-11 years old.

July 9 Schedule:

11:00 AM   
Mayfair   
4400 W. Lawrence Ave.   
Safwan Arslan   
312-744-1254   
sarslan@chipublib.org

1:30 PM   
Oriole Park Branch
7454 W. Balmoral Ave.   
Amy Shirley   
312-744-1965   
awilson@chipublib.org

4:00 PM   
Uptown     Branch
929 W. Buena Ave.   
Laura Jenkins   
312-744-8400   
ljenkins@chipublib.org

www.chipublib.org -- search under events and Linda Gorham

Jul 12th, 2015 (Sun)
  Do Not Submit - A Storytelling Open Mic

Do Not Submit! A Storytelling Open Mic
Second Sunday of the Month

Do Not Submit is a judgment and pressure free night for storytellers from zero to decades of experience to connect, share stories, and hone their craft. For the first time, we are making these true local events, in that each one will reach out to, welcome, and be run by people from the immediate community.

5:30 pm Sign-Up, 6 pm Stories
Admission No Cover

The Celtic Knot Public House
626 Church Street
Evanston IL 60201

847-864-1679
celticknotpub@sbcglobal.net
www.CelticKnotPub.com

Jul 16th, 2015 (Thu)
  Linda Gorham tells at Niles Public Library

Every story has a hero!

1:00 PM
Admission Free

6960 W. Oakton St.   
Niles

Arianne Carey    847-663-6632
acarey@nileslibrary.org
www.nileslibrary.org

Jul 18th, 2015 (Sat)
  Linda Gorham tells at Evanston Arts Festival

Linda Gorham will present folk tales from around the world on both days of the Festival. Linda thinks outside of the box, giving a new twist on old stories by using movement, humor... and sometimes the audience!
1:35 - 5:00 PM   

Noon to 7 pm
Admission  Free!

Dawes Park, Evanston
Sheridan Rd at Church St.

http://www.cityofevanston.org/festivals-concerts/ethnic-arts-festival/

Jul 19th, 2015 (Sun)
  Linda Gorham tells at Evanston Ethnic Arts Festival

Linda Gorham will present folk tales from around the world on both days of the Festival. Linda thinks outside of the box, giving a new twist on old stories by using movement, humor... and sometimes the audience!
1:35 - 5:00 PM

noon to 7 pm
Admission Free!

Dawes Park in Evanston
Sheridan Road at Church St.

http://www.cityofevanston.org/festivals-concerts/ethnic-arts-festival/entertainment/

Jul 26th, 2015 (Sun)
  Storytelling in the Snug with SHANTA NURULLAH

“A captivating African-American storyteller, musician and writer, Shanta Nurullah utilizes original stories, traditional folktales and musical instruments from around the world.Shanta's stories are about empowerment, peace, healing and self-discovery... and the many different ways in which people attain them.” ~www.wttw.com

There will be NO COVER CHARGE for this wonderful event, but we will "pass the hat" for Shanta that evening.

**PLEASE NOTE** Seating in the Snug is very limited. Come early to reserve your seats, have a meal in our dining room, and then retire with your drinks to the coziness of the Snug for storytelling!!

Reservations for dinner and storytelling or for storytelling alone are strongly recommended.

8 pm
Admission No cover, pass the hat

The Celtic Knot Public House
626 Church Street
Evanston IL 60201

847-864-1679
celticknotpub@sbcglobal.net
www.celticknotpub.com