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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

In Which I Go Off to Tell Tales in Chicago

Get ready!  Here I come!*
Hopefully, we'll have lots of this^.*
Here is the schedule for my Summer Library Tour Extravaganza!!
 (Okay, maybe extravaganza isn't the right word, but I will be performing a dozen times in as many locations in the next week and I am super excited!)

Here is the full list of dates and times:

June 16th

10:30 Des Plaines Library
     1501 Ellin Wood St., Des Plaines IL
2:00 Ella Johnson Library
     109 South State Street, Hampshire IL
7:00 p.m.  Bartlett Library
     800 S. Bartlett Road, Bartlett IL 60103

June 17th
9:30 Geneva Library
     127 James St., Geneva IL
11:30 Batavia Library
     10 S. Batavia Ave #2, Batavia IL
2:00 St. Charles Library
     One South 6th Ave., St. Charles IL

June 18th
2:00 and 3:15  Heritage Woods Assisted Living Facility
     700 North McLean Blvd.  South Elgin IL

June 20th
10:30 Plainfield Library
     15025 S. Illinois St., Plainfield, IL
3:30 Gail Borden Library
     270 North Grove Ave., Elgin, IL
7:00 p.m.  Glenside Library
     25 East Fullerton Ave., Glendale Heights, IL

June 21st
10:30 Cary Library
     1606 3 Oaks Rd., Cary IL

I am so excited!  All events are free, but some require a ticket, so check with the individual library if you need more information.  If you are a blog reader and are able to come to an event, make sure you introduce yourself!


P.S.* Lovely art is by some equally lovely first graders!


Jessie Oliveros said...

That is so exciting, Shelley! Love the art:)

Jess said...

Nice schedule! Wish you could be a state or three closer to Colorado so I could bring my little one (she likes your videos)!

Stephanie Thornton said...

Busy schedule--have fun!

I love the artwork!

Kelly said...

Yay! My two youngest children and I will be coming to the Cary Library to see you!!
You have such a packed schedule! So many lucky kids will get to hear you read to them!

Myrna Foster said...

Drat. I didn't see anything close to home. I love the artwork though, especially the one where your audience is laughing. I hope you have a lovely time!

Shannon O'Donnell said...

Woo-hoo! Have a wonderful time, Shelley!! :-)

Lydia K said...

Oh, are you coming to Nebraska? I wish you would. Have fun on your tour!

storyqueen said...

Jessie-I know! Aren't the pictures soo coo-el. I have more, but I didn't want to overload anyone with cuteness just yet.

Jess-Oh, yay! I am so glad you daughter likes the videos. Maybe someday to Colorado.

Stephanie-I just hope I don't forget anything, because it will be a BUSY week!

Kelly-YAY! I'll be the one in the crown...just so you know.

Myrna-I love that picture! The power of the collective Hahahahah!

Shannon-Thanks, I think it will be a blast! Nervous?

Lydia-I wish! Maybe next time.

Laura Pauling said...

Looks like you have a busy but exciting summer planned! Wish I lived closer! :)

Laura Pauling said...

Looks like you have a busy but exciting summer planned! Wish I lived closer! :)

MG Higgins said...

Cool! Enjoy it! And I'm glad it excites you, because I'd be terrified.

Kristin said...

How fun! I just returned from Chicago, the food was fabulous. Take lots of pictures.

Shelby Bach said...

Those pictures are totally adorable!! I love the "Ha! Ha! Ha!" bubble rising from the kid stick figures. :-D

Have a great time at all your storytelling events!

Stasia said...

Sounds fantastic. Happy storytelling!

Julie Dao said...

I'm so excited for you, Shelley! I wish I'd had a visit from the Story Queen when I was in first grade! Those kids are going to love it!

Gin said...

Shelley - thank you for your enchanting visit to Geneva Public Library! 93 patrons royally enjoyed their hour with the StoryQueen, and it was a pleasure to meet you!

storyqueen said...

Laura-I wish you lived closer, too! I would love to meet you.

MG-I was a little nervous when I first thought about going, but the people here are awesome. It has been nothing but fun.

Kristin-Any suggestions on where I should go? I have a few more days left and I NEED more Chicago food!

Shelby, I know! That kid's drawing is awesome!

Stasia-Thank you. So far, soo good!

Julie-Well, call me biased, but I think every kid should have a visit from the queen! hahaha

Gin-Yesterday was awesome! Thanks for being the hostess with the mostess. What a fun time!