StoryUP: Tell a Story, Act a Story, Write a Story

By Elizabeth K. Fri, January 15, 2016

StoryUP is an interactive storytelling program for all kids, from preschoolers to teens. Children get to write their own stories, pick the settings and characters, and help act out some of the stories with the help of a professional improv group. Meanwhile, they are also getting a literacy lesson without even realizing it.

A series of StoryUP programs will be hosted throughout the city at our neighborhood lLibraries on Saturdays at 11:00 a.m.. The series kicks off in January and will continue until June. It is a free program for children of all ages. 

We hope you attend one of these great programs! Here is the schedule:

January 16 – West Oak Lane Library, 2808 West Lehigh Avenue, 215-685-9799

February 6 – Whitman Library, 200 Snyder Avenue, 215-685-1754

February 20 – Philadelphia City Institute, 1905 Locust Street, 215-685-6621

March 5 – Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library, 68 West Chelten Avenue, 215-685-2152

March 19 – Fishtown Community Library, 1217 East Montgomery Avenue, 215-685-9990

April 16 – Greater Olney Library, 5501 North 5th Street, 215-685-2846

May 7 – Richmond Library, 2987 Almond Street, 215-685-9992

June 4 – Wynnefield Library, 5325 Overbrook Avenue, 215-685-0298

Story Box - Submit a story to have it acted out.
Story Box - Submit a story to have it acted out.

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