Thursday, May 25, 2017

Beaverton City Library Hosts Story Slam Travel Edition (Photo)

BEAVERTON CITY LIBRARY HOSTS STORY SLAM TRAVEL EDITION (PHOTO)


News Release from City of Beaverton
Posted on FlashAlert: May 25th, 2017 3:54 PM
Downloadable file: The Beaverton City Library will host a travel edition of Story Slam, in which storytellers share personal, true stories in front of a live audience. Pictured: Storyteller Janis Collins shares a true tale at a 2016 Story Slam event. (Photo/City of Beaverto
BEAVERTON, Ore. -- On Thursday, June 8, 7-8:30 p.m., Beaverton City Library, 12375 SW Fifth St, hosts a travel edition Story Slam, a friendly, open-mic storytelling competition. Potential storytellers will put their names in a hat; names will be picked from the hat and those chosen will take to the stage to tell their true, personal, five- to eight-minute story.


Have a travel story to share? Want to hear others' stories of travel, from adventure to comedy to mishap? Members of the community ages 13 and older are invited to come put their name in the hat to tell a story, which must be told from memory. The winner of the competition will receive a $10 Book Corner gift certificate. Potential storytellers should arrive 15 minutes prior to the event start to speak with the event host about their planned story.


Story Slam is open to all who simply want to enjoy the show. This program is free and open to the public.


For additional information regarding Beaverton City Library, visit www.BeavertonLibrary.org or call 503-644-2197. Beaverton City Library is one of 15 member libraries in Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS), which works to provide responsive and efficient library service countywide through centralized catalog, courier and other services.


The city of Beaverton is home to more than 95,000 residents and is Oregon's sixth largest city. We are a friendly, active, and responsible city well-known for our exceptional community services and amenities, helping Beaverton residents enjoy a high quality of life. Ranked in the top ten of Money magazine's 50 Best Small Cities in America for 2016, Beaverton truly is "The Best of Oregon."


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