LYN FORD, STORYTELLER - TELLER OF HOME-FRIED TALES

Be a Hero!  READ!  That's the theme for the 2016 Summer Reading Club at the Columbus Metropolitan Libraries
Lyn will be featured at several branch libraries for the Columbus Metropolitan Library Summer Reading Programs -  All programs are free, and all are at 2 PM this summer.  Come and enjoy some stories from Lyn on:

6/21 at the New Albany Branch
6/22 (for ages 12 - 17) at the Shepard Branch
6/23 at the Reynoldsburg Library Branch
6/27 at the Shepard Branch
6/28 at the Marion-Franklin Branch
8/04 at the Main Library Branch 




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Travelin' to Tell!


BOOKWORM SUMMER READING!  MORE SUMMER READING PROGRAMS!  Besides my annual summer programs in Central Ohio, I'll be doing a couple programs for the Chillicothe and Ross County Public Libraries on June 30:  4 PM at the South Salem Branch and 6:30 PM at the Main Branch.  Come and have fun!


AS OF FEBRUARY 22, 2016, I AM OFFICIALLY A CERTIFIED LAUGHTER YOGA TEACHER!  YAY!!!  Workshops, CLYL Leadership Training, Interactive Keynotes...Yeah, I'm ready to share even more love and laughter with y'all!  Contact me at friedtales2@gmail.com

Look for news of courses, conference keynotes and workshops that encourage your heart, mind, and stories to "Begin with YES"! at
TRANSFORMATIVE LANGUAGE ARTS NETWORK
BIG EVENT COMING SOON!

AND...
NSN CONFERENCE Master classes!  Guess who is facilitating one of them!  I'll be in good company--Geraldine Buckley, Jim May, Leeny Del Seamonds--I would be in one of these sessions, if I weren't doing my own.  Sessions are "5 hours of intensive learning with an expert on the topic and a limited class size for maximum learning opportunity.  These classes will be held on Thursday, July 21st from 1-6 pm in Kansas City, MO at the conference hotel; separate fee required - $100 each." (Thanks, Karin Hensely, for posting this info in the NSN Newsletter!)

Lyn Ford - Educating the Mind and Heart: Storytelling's Creative Keys to Socio-Emotional Skills (for anyone working with K-12 grades youth; storytellers, educators, mentors, etc.)

Get full master class descriptions: http://www.storynet.org/conference/master-classes.html

To register, use the online form: http://www.storynet.org/conference/registration.html or call 800-525-4514, ext. 306.


My second collection of Affrilachian tales, BEYOND THE BRIAR PATCH, and my third book, HOT WIND, BOILING RAIN, are on sale!  Thank you to Parkhurst Brothers, Inc. Publishers! You can order directly from their catalogue at www.parkhurstbrothers.com

 COMING in 2016...BOO-TICKLE TALES!

I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO A BUSY YEAR IN 2016! I'M ALSO LOOKING INTO 
CREATING A NEW PRODUCT PAGE-- PLEASE BE PATIENT WITH THIS TECHNO-TODDLER--SLOW & STEADY MAY ANNOY YOU, BUT IT GETS THE JOB DONE.


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