Library to host kids’ performers

Published 2:14 pm Thursday, June 14, 2007

VIDALIA — Storytelling performances for children will be Thursday at the Ferriday and Vidalia branches of the Concordia Parish Library.

Storyteller Sylvia Davis will perform at 10:15 a.m. at the Ferriday branch and at 2 p.m. at the Vidalia branch as part of the library’s summer reading program, said Sally Gilmore with the Concordia Parish Library.

The program’s focus will be to develop a love of reading and to celebrate the art of storytelling, Gilmore said.

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Davis has visited Concordia Parish many times and children love her stories, Gilmore said.

Davis incorporates lots of personality and humor into her performances, and she is a favorite with children because she puts her heart and soul into storytelling, Gilmore said.