Please contact the host venues if you would like to attend one of these programs. We would love to see you! Your voice is important.

Grace Hall Memorial Library, Montgomery, MA “3 of 9” Zoom Live Series, Reading & Participant Discussion of J.D. Salinger stories from his book, Nine Stories, the last three Thursdays of January–14, 21, 28 from 6:30 – 8 pm. Mary Jo reads one story at each session and we chat about it. Info at Grace Hall Library, who will send you the Zoom link. “The Laughing Man,” “For Esmé, with Love & Squalor,” and “A Perfect Day for Bananafish.” Pre-read, or just drop in, listen and speak if you wish.

Feb 3 Bacon Library, Natick, Zoom Live “King Frost” stories and songs for Chilly Children and the Big Folks who love them, 6:30 pm

11, 18, 25 Lakeville Library and Arts Council: “3 of 9” Salinger stories reading and discussion. See January listing above.* (tentative)

12 Harbor & Jennings Schools programs via the Connecticut Storytelling Center

15 Grace Hall Library, Montgomery, MA Aesop Fables Puppet Theatre Craft and Zoom–Make your mini 3D theatre and Zoom along!

4 Grace Hall Library as above, Vision Board Workshop! Get the supplies through the library, and join in the Live Zoom program–Make a collage to support your vision of your goals and dreams. Help make them come true and have fun.

8 Project Apples, Leominster, MA Sing, Baby, Sing!* preschool live zoom and video to rematch, 10:30 am

11, 18, 25 “3 of 9” Salinger Stories as described in January, Hardwick Cultural Council* tentative

15, 22, 29 “3 of 9” Salinger Stories as described in January, Lenox Cultural Council Live Zoom*, tentative.

25 TVCCA-Connecticut Storytelling Center preschool programs, Zoom

1, 8, 15 Holyoke CC Salinger* Zoom tentative

20 Dighton MA Library, Launch Aesop Fables Mini 3-D Puppet Theatre craft and zoom

21 Clapp Mem. Library, Belchertown, MA, Aesop Fables Mini 3-D Puppet Theatre craft and Zoom

22 Ludlow Community Center/Randall Boys & Girls Club* 3:45 Moonscape Puppet Theatre Craft*

29 TVCCA New London preschool morning Zoom shows, Connecticut Storytelling Center

Summer bookings to come–pending cultural council approval, expected by March

* Denotes Mass. Cultural Council support: Thank you! And thank you to our friends and legislators who support funding of the MCC. Bravi!

*This program is supported in part by (name of town) Cultural Council, a local agency, supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.