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Share a Story, Build a World




Medford, Oregon (June 12, 2017) – Jackson County Library Services presents award-winning storyteller, Christopher Leebrick in “Share a Story, Build a World” at six branches this summer as part of the summer reading program lineup. 

Christopher Leebrick has dazzled audiences with his remarkable storytelling ability since he was just thirteen years old. Children and adults will enjoy his extensive repertoire of world folk tales, legends, whoppers, and original stories. From the hills of Appalachia to the cowboy country of the Oregon high desert, from Edgar Allan Poe to Dr. Seuss, from native America to Africa, Leebrick offers a cornucopia of the world’s most entertaining tales.

Utilizing a rich flexible voice, a dynamic stage presence, and powerful acting, Chris brings the ancient art of storytelling alive for each and every audience member. Carefully tailoring each performance to suit the audience and the event, he also sets the mood for many of his tales with instruments such as the harmonica and the eastern cedar flute.

“Share a Story, Build a World” is sponsored by the Friends of the Jackson County Library. Kids of all ages are welcome at the following programs: 

Monday, June 26 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Medford Library, 205 South Central Ave. Monday, June 26 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the Rogue River Library, 412 East Main St.
Tuesday, June 27 from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the Central Point Library, 116 South Third St. 
Tuesday, June 27 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd.
Wednesday, June 28 from 11:00 a.m. – 12 Noon at the Eagle Point Library, 239 West Main St.
Wednesday, June 28 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the Jacksonville Library, 340 West “C” St.

Learn more about the summer reading program at Jackson County Library Services by calling 541- 774-8679 or visiting jcls.org/summerreading.

 

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