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Mixed Bag PM: Story Time for Grown-Ups
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two.
December 2012 — Holiday Classics
The Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore
This familiar poem, first published on December 23, 1823 in a newspaper in Troy, New York, is largely responsible for the popular concept of today’s Santa Claus in America and around the world.
Marley’s Ghost from A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Readers world-wide are familiar with the character of stingy Ebenezer Scrooge, whose cranky response to “Merry Christmas!” was always “Bah, humbug!” This selection is the first part of the popular novella where Scrooge is visited by Jacob Marley’s ghost on Christmas Eve.
Other December Story Time PM Dates - December 4
The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry
A young married couple searches for the perfect Christmas gifts to surprise each other and show their love. In the end, their gifts of love result in a different kind of surprise for both.
A Worn Path by Eudora Welty
One cold December day Phoenix Jackson made the lonesome journey on foot from her home up on the ridge all the way to town to get medicine for her grandson.
Check the December schedule for Mixed Bag at Lunch Time, Wednesdays at 1 PM.
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