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National Storytellers Kickoff Timpanogus Storytelling Festival at the County Library


National storytellers Donald Davis and David Novak, as well as talented youth storyteller Daxon Watts, are visiting the Library’s Viridian Event Center in West Jordan on Monday, August 29, for an evening of stories.

Davis has performed on PBS, NPR, CNN, BYU TV, and ABC as well as on some of America’s most prestigious stages including the Smithsonian, National Storytelling Festival, and World’s Fair. Has recorded more than 30 albums, authored 18 books and is a crowd favorite at the annual Timpanogos Storytelling Festival.

Novak is a nationally recognized performer and recipient of the Circle of Excellence National Storytelling Network’s Award. He has been featured multiple times at the National Storytelling Festival and at numerous theaters and festivals. Respected as a performer and teacher, Novak has worked with the Walt Disney Institute and the Lincoln Center.

This free program is a partnership between Salt Lake County Library Services and Timpanogos Storytelling Festival. It is supported by Utah Division of Arts and Museums and the National Endowment for the Arts.

For more information, visit or call 801.943.4636.

WHAT: Timpanogos Storytelling Festival
WHEN: Monday, August 29 – 7 p.m.
WHERE: Library’s Viridian Event Center, 8030 S. 1825 W., West Jordan, UT 84088


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