Imagine Your Story

Programs support the 2020 Summer Reading theme of the American Library Association.

Polish Fairy Tales 
Illustrator: Cecile Walton

Imagine your story

Tales to Grow On

Fairy tales are more realistic than they may at first appear; while the magic in them almost heightens the realism.  The magic sets us wondering how we ourselves would react in similar circumstances.  It encourages speculation.  It gives a child license to wonder.  And this is the merit of the tales, that by going beyond possibility, they enlarge our daily horizon.  For a man not given to speculation might as well walk on four legs as two.  A child who does not feed wonder is but an inlet for apple pie.

~The Classic Fairy Tales, Iona and Peter Opie

If the shoe fits...

Programs are suitable for 

  • young children
  • early elementary
  • elementary
  • middle school
  • high school
  • family
  • adults
  • mature adults/seniors