“Silly ‘N Spooky Tales” at Wailuku Public Library on Monday, October 17 at 3 p.m.

In celebration of the 2011 Hawaii State Public Library System (HSPLS) Fall
Children’s Programs, storyteller Jeff Gere will present “Silly ‘N Spooky
Tales” at Wailuku Public Library on Monday, October 17 at 3 p.m.

Gere, who is known for his physical style of storytelling and rubbery face, will share original stories from and about local kids.

Gere is founder of the annual Talk Story Festival, Hawaii’s largest storytelling and oral history celebration.  He has told tales around the world including performances in Guam, Saipan, Samoa, and Spain.

The one-hour program is suitable for keiki ages 5 and older, accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

It is sponsored through a grant from the Friends of
the Library of Hawaii, Ko Olina Hawaii, Marriott Resorts Hawaii, HMS Host, Meadow Gold Dairies, Hansen Distribution Group, Armstrong Produce, Roberts Hawaii, DFS Hawaii, and Toshiba Business Solutions.  Additional funding is provided by the University of Hawaii at Manoa Outreach College’s Statewide Cultural Extension Program, and supported in part by the Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts through appropriations from the Hawaii State Legislature   and from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Contact the Library as soon as possible if a sign language interpreter or
other special accommodation is needed.

Wailuku Public Library is located at 251 High Street.  For more information,
please call the Library at (808) 243-5766.

In addition, libraries statewide will host free Fall Children’s Programs.
Visit www.librarieshawaii.org for a list of the programs.