Mendocino County Library is pleased to present a one-hour program designed to share cultural mysteries and stories about this darkest time of the year featuring Linda Pack and R. Bobby.
Tales of the Winter Solstice will be performed at Fort Bragg and Ukiah Libraries and will include the Jewish holiday of Hannukah,Roman Saturnalia and the ancient Persian festival of Yalda. Lucky audience members will have an opportunity to have their fortune foretold by writings of the esteemed Persian poet, Hafiz. The program concludes with a complete reading of Dylan Thomas’ mid-20th-century masterpiece, “A Child’s Christmas in Wales.”
• December 13th, Fort Bragg Library @ 6:00pm
• December 21st, Ukiah Library @ 3:00pm
Christmas Classics & Mendocino Memories will be performed at Willits and Coast Community Libraries and will include reminiscences from early Mendocino County Christmases, interwoven with cherished classic holiday stories including the famous newspaper editorial “Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus”, O. Henry’s tender and moving tale “The Gift of the Magi”, a complete reading of Dylan Thomas’ mid-20th-century masterpiece, “A Child’s Christmas in Wales.” and Clement Moore’s beloved “A Visit From Saint Nicholas”.
• December 14th, Willits Library @ 3:00 pm
• December 15th, Coast Community Library @ 2:00pm
So gather your friends and neighbors and come join us for this festive holiday storytelling tradition. This free gift of seasonal stories for the whole family is presented by the Mendocino County Library. For more information, please contact the Mendocino County Cultural Services Agency at 234-2875.