Klein ISD, Texas Tour – October 21-26, 2012

Friends: This past week, I toured in Klein ISD in Houston, Texas. I had a great time in five different schools. On Monday, I visited Lemm elementary. Linda Viehe was my host and is the school’s librarian. The students were so much fun! On Tuesday, I visited Middlestadt Elementary. Rachel Bullen is the school librarian. […] Read More

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Dallas and Wichita Falls, Texas – May 22, 2012

Friends: On May 22, 2012, I headed to Dallas, Texas. It was a two-part visit. I was staying with my friend, Shannon Spake, a high school friend and also visiting Ben Milam School in Wichita Falls. The first thing I did with Shannon and her son, Hayden, was eat at In-N-Out, which we do not […] Read More

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Summer Reading Travels – Jackson-George Libraries, Mississippi – Moss Point & Pascagoula; Thursday, July 9, 2009

Friends: What a tour I have had in the Jackson-George libraries in Mississippi! The library staff was wonderful and the audiences were an absolute delight. Eliana and I started our day in Moss Point, Mississippi, a sleepy little town just a few miles from Pascagoula. The audience was so receptive and fun-loving! We had a […] Read More

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Summer Reading Travels – Jackson-George Regional Libraries (Lucedale & East Central), Monday, July 6, 2009

Friends: Today, Eliana and I began our tour in the Jackson-George Regional Libraries in Mississippi. We met Mary Ann Louviere, our gracious hostess and the children’s services coordinator for the region at a park and ride off I-10 and followed her to our first library in Lucedale. The audience was so much fun! We had […] Read More

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Summer Reading Travels – Webster Parish Libraries, Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Friends: This week my niece, Ashlynn, is traveling with Eliana and me. Our first show was at the main library in Minden, Louisiana. When we arrived, we were given the royal treatment. Three muscled men carried in all my equipment. Sweet! Here is Ashlynn and Eliana with Mr. Richard, one of the men who helped […] Read More

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Summer Reading Travels – Iberville Parish Library, Louisiana; June 24-25, 2009

Friends: I just finished a wonderful summer reading tour in Iberville Parish, one of my favorite library systems in Louisiana. I just adore the librarians there! My first performance was on June 24, 2009 in the morning, at the main branch in Plaquemine. They had such a gorgeous backdrop, based on the summer reading art, […] Read More

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Summer Reading Travels – Hancock County, Mississippi, June 18, 2009

Friends: On Thursday, June 18, 2009, Eliana and I headed to Mississippi. We had a summer reading show at the Kiln Branch Library in Hancock County. As soon as we arrived, the library staff was ready for us, helping us unload and set up. They were soooo sweet! Thank you to Sandra, Bob, Joel, Victoria, […] Read More

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Tues & Wed, June 9-10, 2009 – Summer Reading Tour – St. Martin Parish

Friends: The first part of our week was spent in St. Martin Parish, performing at the St. Martinville Library on Tuesday and then the Breaux Bridge Library on Wednesday. Their summer reading theme this year is “Once Upon A Time.” Other Louisiana Libraries are doing “Be Creative @ the Library!” We had a fun, participatory […] Read More

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Wednesday, June 3, 2009 – LA Summer Reading Tour, Catahoula Parish Libraries

Dear Friends: I had a great time in Catahoula Parish Libraries. The children were so much fun and of course, I love my librarians there! Our first show was in Harrisonburg. We had a very nice crowd. There was even a sign interpreter interpreting my stories for a young man who enjoyed the show. Afterward, […] Read More

Categories: Author, Children, Dianne de Las Casas, Stories, Storyteller, Storytelling, Storytelling Tours, Summer Reading, The Cajun Cornbread Boy
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Tuesday, June 2, 2009 – LA Summer Reading Tour, Catahoula Parish Libraries

Friends: This week began my summer reading tour in the libraries across Louisiana. This is my 13th year promoting summer reading and I love it. I love seeing my old friends (Hi Ms. Lou, Jackie & Ms. Jean) and making new friends! This year, Eliana, my 8-going-on-9 year old daughter (June 15), is traveling with […] Read More

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