Grown-Up Story Hour reading lists

Grown-Up Story Hour is a monthly event held at a local business or other location. Our reading lists include a variety of short stories, poems, and essays. For information on … Read More

Grown-Up Story Hour is a monthly event held at a local business or other location. Our reading lists include a variety of short stories, poems, and essays. For information on the next scheduled Grown-Up Story Hour, see our events calendar.

December 5, 2022

  • “The Egg Boiler” from The Essential Gwendolyn Brooks
  • “Winter Wonder” from the Saturday Evening Post Christmas Book
  • “Sagittarius” from Born on a Rotten Day
  • “How the Angel Came to be on top of the tree”
  • “Bobsled” from Heart Throbs and Hoofbeats
  • “Archie and Mehitabel”
  • “With Apologies to a Year Gone By” from Deck Us All with Boston Charlie
  • Stories from the Oxford Book of Humor, including “Seasonal Sermon for Party Goers”
  • “The Little Match Girl” from Anderson’s Fairy Tales
  • Twas the Night Before Christmas by Clement Moore

November 7, 2022

August 25, 2021

July 28, 2021

  • Excerpt from Daring Greatly by Brene Brown
  • “The Ballad of Blasphemous Bill” by Robert Service
  • “The World’s Largest Ball of Paint” from The Anthropocene Reviewed by John Green
  • “Fable” by Robert Fox from Sudden Fiction
  • “Speed of Light” by Pat Rushin from Sudden Fiction
  • “Winter Moon” by Langston Hughes
  • “Wolves” and “When we were young” by Louis MacNiece

June 30, 2021

May 28, 2020

February 27, 2020

January 30, 2020 – Liberty Way Tap House

December 19, 2019 – Liberty Way Tap House

November 20, 2019 – Liberty Way Tap House

October 30, 2019 – Liberty Way Tap House

September 25, 2019 – Island View Lodge

August 21, 2019 – Liberty Way Tap House

June 19, 2019 – Liberty Way Tap House

May 23, 3019 – Liberty Way Tap House

April 25, 2019 – Liberty Way Tap House

March 28, 2019 – Liberty Way Tap House

February 27, 2019 – Liberty Way Tap House