Dial-A-Story

 

Dial-A-Story Picks December 2021

​​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.

Children

00:00 / 06:51

Catch That Cookie! by Hallie Durand

00:00 / 09:00

Greeting and songs from Mrs. Claus

00:00 / 10:58

My Penguin Osbert, by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel

00:00 / 04:16

The Night Before Christmas, by Clement C. Moore

00:00 / 03:51

Santa's Kwanzaa, by Garen Eileen Thomas

00:00 / 01:55

Shelia Rae's Peppermint Stick, by Kevin Henkes

00:00 / 03:22

Winter Dance, by Marian Dane Bauer

00:00 / 01:51

Wynken, Blynken, and Nod, by Eugene W. Field

 

Teens

00:00 / 04:40

An excerpt from With the Fire on High, by Elizabeth Acevedo

00:00 / 01:44

A Brief History of Microwave Ovens

00:00 / 01:09

Summary and excerpt from Five Total Strangers, by Natalie D. Richards

00:00 / 01:04

Winter "Would You Rather" Questions

 

Adults

00:00 / 04:29

75 Simple Ways to Celebrate the Holidays, by Kathy Davis

00:00 / 16:35

“Absinthe & Angels,” from Hark! The Herald Angels Scream, by Kelley Armstrong

00:00 / 03:28

Classical Holiday Medley

00:00 / 01:54

Library News and Updates

00:00 / 03:24

Summary and excerpt from The Tiger's Daughter, first novel in the Their Bright Ascendancy series, by K Arsenault Rivera

00:00 / 01:11

Summary of An Unkindness of Ghosts, by Rivers Solomon