Fireside Story Time for Adults

The Baraboo Public Library periodically hosts story time programs for adults, in which talented readers read short stories, book excerpts, essays or poems.

June 25, 2018

Keri OlsonKeri Olson

Keri Olson reads excerpts about summer from her digital book Time to Be: An Almanac of Short Essays About the Extraordinary Joy of Ordinary Moments.
Keri also reads excerpts from her book Find Your Heart, Follow Your Heart: Get to the Heart of What Matters and Create Your Abundant, Authentic, Joyful Life; published by Balboa Press, Bloomington, Indiana, 2017.
Keri closed with readings from her blog, "Time to Be."




Sheila KlickoSheila Klicko

Sheila Klicko reads an excerpt from the book Saving CeeCee Honeycut by Beth Hoffman; published by Pamela Dorman Books, Viking, New York, 2010.




May 21, 2018

Kathy CalabreseKathy Calabrese

Kathy Calabrese reads excerpts from I'm Too Young to be Seventy and Other Delusions by Judith Viorst; published by Free Press, New York, 2005.

Kathy also reads excerpts from 32 Third Graders and One Class Bunny: Life Lessons from Teaching by Phillip Done; published by Simon & Schuster, New York, 2005



Teddy JedryTeddy Jedry

Teddy Jedry reads the book Miss Jaster's Garden by N.M. Bodecker; published by Golden Books Publishing Company, Inc., New York, 1972.



April 9, 2018

Sara Roltgen

Sara reads an excerpt from Wau-bun: The Early Days in the Northwest (1856) by Juliette Augusta Magill Kinzie; originally published by J.B. Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1873. This piece appears inThe Driftless Reader, edited by Curt Meine and Keefe Keeley; published by The University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, WI, 2017.

Sara reads an excerpt from the book Rabbit Hill by Robert Lawson; originally published by The Viking Press, New York, 1944.


Teddy Jedry

Teddy reads the book The Ring of Truth: An Original Irish Tale written by Teresa Bateman; illustrated by Omar Rayyan; originally published by Holiday House, New York, 1997.





Sheila Klicko

Sheila reads excerpts from the book Dear Dr. Humor: A Collection of Humorous Stories for All Occasions by Stuart Robertshaw; published by the National Association for the Humor Impaired, LaCrosse, WI, 1995.