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​​Do you want to hear a story from YCL staff at any time?

Call the Library’s Dial-A-Story phone line at 803-620-8585. You'll hear stories for adults, teens, and children, as well as music and songs, poetry, jokes and riddles, history tidbits, trivia, and more! You can also listen online via the links below as stories become available.

Dial-A-Story Picks April 2024



00:00 / 05:07

Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae

00:00 / 03:25

Hush Little Baby adapted by Brian Pinkney

00:00 / 05:58

Lucky Duck by Greg Pizzoli

00:00 / 03:32

My Garden by Kevin Henkes

00:00 / 05:49

One Chicken Nugget by Tadgh Bentley



00:00 / 02:44

Excerpt from Dear Libby: Will You Answer My Questions about Friendship? By Libby Kiszner

00:00 / 03:30

Excerpts from Idea Makers: 15 Fearless Female Entrepreneurs by Lowey Bundy Sichol

00:00 / 00:49

This or That Questions found at



00:00 / 32:54

"Beyond the Wall of Sleep" by HP Lovecraft

00:00 / 05:06

“A Cold Greeting” by Ambrose Bierce

00:00 / 37:09

The Great Gatsby, Chapter 1 by F. Scott Fitzgerald

00:00 / 27:49

“Momotaro, or the Story of the Son of a Peach” by Yei Theodora Ozaki

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