Tampa/Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival

2018 Featured Teller: Kuniko Yamamoto

Teaching Storytelling

Coaching Manual

Thanks to a grant from the Arts Council of Hillsborough County and the Junior League of Tampa, Inc., storytelling coaching manuals are..

Spotlight your festival-quality storytellers!

Spotlight your festival-quality storytellers!

Let your Festival Quality Storytellers know you are proud of them and give them opportunities to continue to polish their stories before..

So everybody’s learned a story … now what?

So everybody’s learned a story … now what?

Stage a Mini-Festival! Invite parents or other classes to your Evaluation session. This showcases for the parents what the class has been..

Contact Us

M. Falvey
c/o Tampa-Hillsborough County Library
102 E. 7th Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602
info@tampastory.org
813-204-2659

What the Festival contributes:

The swapping corner

The swapping corner invites the public to join in and tell their own stories, and lunchtime heralds the entrance of a parade of storybook characters, such as Little Red Riding Hood, who visit each family’s picnic spread. A listener might personally hear of Little Red’s encounter with a wolf or receive a pearl of wisdom from the Wizard of Oz.

See a Map


Robert W. Saunders, Sr. Public Library, Home of the 38th Annual Hillsborough County-Tampa Storytelling Festival: 1505 Nebraska Ave., Tampa, FL 33602

Countdown!

hourglass127 days and counting until the 38th Annual Storytelling Festival is here!

What they’re saying:

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“This [Festival] is a wonderful opportunity to see and hear storytelling at its best by some terrific young talent. Great job Storytellers!”

— Deanna Long, Festival Attendee

In Memory

Virginia RiversThe Annual Tampa-Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival is dedicated to the memory of Virginia Rivers