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LSU Holding Fourth Annual Storytelling Festival

07/01/2013 01:50 PM

BATON ROUGE – The LSU School of Library and Information Science will hold its fourth annual Storytelling Festival on Saturday, July 13, at the LSU Museum of Art in the Shaw Center for the Arts, located at 100 Lafayette Street. The event will begin at 11 a.m., with an open mike to follow at 1 p.m.

Students enrolled in LIS7800, the Art and Practice of Library Storytelling, will open the event by telling traditional folktales of their own choosing. Their stories will span many different cultures and ethnic groups. Following the students’ presentations, attendees of the event are invited to share their own, family-friendly stories beginning at 1 p.m.

The event is free to the public.

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The College of Human Sciences & Education is a nationally accredited division of LSU. Formed in 2012, CHSE brings together programs and capitalizes on individual strengths to create a dynamic new college that addresses the socially significant issues we face as a state and nation. The college is comprised of the School of Education, the School of Human Resources Education and Workforce Development, the School of Kinesiology, the School of Library and Information Science, the School of Social Work and the University Laboratory School. These combined schools offer seven undergraduate degree programs and 18 graduate programs, enrolling more than 1,600 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students. The college is committed to achieving the highest standards in teaching, research, and service and is continually working to improve its programs. Visit the College of Human Sciences & Education at

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