LYN FORD, STORYTELLER - TELLER OF HOME-FRIED TALES
2017 (a partial listing of events open to the public; doesn't include school-only and private events)
JANUARY:  
14, 2 PM - Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch of the Columbus OH Metropolitan Library.  Find info for individual library-branch events at http://www.columbuslibrary.org/
FEBRUARY:
8, 11 AM - Main Library Branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library
8,  5 PM - Mario-Franklin Branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library
10, 4 PM - Shepard Branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library
18 - 20 - St. Simon's Island with Donald Davis and Andy Offutt Irwin. 
25, 2:30 PM - Worthington Park Public Library, Worthington OH
28, 4 PM - Bexley Public Library, Bexley OH 
MARCH: 
31 - APRIL 2:  FLORIDA STORYTELLING FESTIVAL
APRIL:
 8:  OHIOANA BOOK FESTIVAL, COLUMBUS OH
27 - 30: NORTHLANDS STORYTELLING CONFABULATION
MAY:
 8 - 10:  STORYTELLING FOR THE DANIEL BOONE REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM. 
22:  STORIES IN THE ROUND IN HAGERSTOWN MD.  
28:  BLUES VESPERS AT JAVA CENTRAL CAFE.
JUNE:
13 - 6:30 PM, WOOSTER, MAIN LIBRARY BRANCH https://wcplsr.evanced.info/homepage.asp
15 - CHILLICOTHE & ROSS COUNTY LIBRARIES:  PAXTON BRANCH AT 4 PM; NORTHSIDE BRANCH AT 6 PM http://www.crcpl.org/events/index.htm
20 - COLUMBUS METROPOLITAN LIBRARIES:  DUBLIN BRANCH AT 11 AM; MLK BRANCH AT 2 PM http://www.columbuslibrary.org/events
22 - 7 PM, WORTHINGTON NORTHWEST LIBRARY BRANCH
JULY:
10, 2 PM - Main Branch, Columbus Metropolitan Library 
11, 11 AM - Dublin Branch (my second summer visit), Columbus Metropolitan Library
12, 2 PM - Shepard Branch, Columbus Metropolitan Library
13, 4 PM - Gahanna Branch, Columbus Metropolitan Library
25, 2 PM - Reynoldsburg Branch, Columbus Metropolitan Library
AUGUST:
28 - 30 - ANNUAL TRANSFORMATIVE LANGUAGE ARTS POWER OF WORDS CONFERENCE, Ferry Beach in Saco Maine.  https://www.tlanetwork.org/conference
SEPTEMBER:
3-8 - John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown NC
17, 3 PM - WeCre8Cbus event at Java Central Cafe  http://www.wecre8cbus.com/upcoming-events.html
19-23 - Teller-in-Residence, International Storytelling Center, Jonesborough TN
28-30 - Black Storytellers Alliance Signifyin' & Testifyin' Festival, Minneapolis MN  https://www.blackstorytellers.com/2017--signifyin----testifyin---festival.html

OCTOBER:
6-8 -  National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, Tennessee http://www.storytellingcenter.net/festival/
12-14 (13th in schools) - Four Corners Storytelling Festival https://farmingtonnm.org/events/four-corners-storytelling-festival/
18 - Healing Story Alliance Teleconference call: Boo-Tickle Tales: Stories that Teach Kids Resilience with Sherry Norfolk and Lyn Ford
22 - 2:00 p.m., stories at the Hershey Public Library in Pennsylvania http://children.hersheylibrary.org/category/c99-programs/
27 & 28 - Weber State University, Utah, UCIRA Conference
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