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Scary Stories After Dark

Do you have a scary story to share? Join Omaha Public Library at the Benson Branch during October'sBenson First Friday on October 6th from 7-9pm for a spooky season-themed story slam. This is a fun storytelling event for adults where presenters from the public tell a 5-8 minute scary stories. Storytellers are encouraged to register prior to the event here. Judges will be chosen from the audience and prizes will be awarded to the creepiest tale. Wear a costume and get entered into a drawing for a spooky-themed prize! Also, Elly Roberts stops by to book talk A Little Devil in America by Hanif Abdurraqib.

Rules for Storytellers:
Stories must be originally crafted
Stories should run between 5–8 minutes
Visual aides and artifacts encouraged
Follow the theme: scary & haunting tales

David started in broadcasting at his hometown radio station in Holdrege, Nebraska while still in high school. He went on to earn journalism and law degrees from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and has worked for a number of radio and television stations around the United States. He is a big advocate for community media and loves being a part of the local fabric of NPR. He also has a cat.