May 23, 2022

Seattle Public Library Librarian David Wright’s “Thrilling Tales” Storytime For Adults Profiled by Local Newspaper

From The Seattle Times:

Seattle Public Library librarian David Wright loves stories.

As a child, he experienced a new adventure every night as his father read books popular from when he was a kid — from Howard Pease’s 1930s and ’40s adventure tales for boys to classics like “Robinson Crusoe.”


For the past 11 years, he has brought that enthusiasm for storytelling to life through his bimonthly “Thrilling Tales” series — think story time for grown-ups — with crowds of up to 100 people voluntarily spending their lunch breaks listening to him read aloud a very short story, followed by a longer reading.


In addition to “Thrilling Tales,” Wright created “Page to Screen: Hear the Story, See the Film,” to explore stories made into movies.

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