The San Leandro Library will host Grammy award nominee and nationally renowned storyteller Diane Ferlatte at the Main Library 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 27, performing “Have I Got a Story to Tell,” tales from her African-American heritage in honor of Black History Month.
Ferlatte’s signature storytelling style features dramatic characterization with animation, expression, and interaction that makes audiences laugh, cry and savor each word. She has thrilled audiences across the globe from Canada to New Zealand with her stories of inspiration, struggle, love, and humor.
She has toured and performed internationally, including in Holland, France, Bermuda, Sweden, Canada, Australia, Singapore, and Malaysia.
This event is part of the Library’s Big Read program. The Big Read novel is “Their Eyes Were Watching God,” by Zora Neale Hurston.
The San Leandro Public Library is a three-time recipient of a Big Read grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, in partnership with Arts Midwest. The program is designed to encourage reading for pleasure and enlightenment.
The San Leandro Main Library is located at 300 Estudillo Ave. For information, contact the library at (510) 577-3960.