To see a full schedule of Spoken Word events, including Black Dirt Storytelling Guild programs, click here – Spoken Word TriFold Brochure.

The Black Dirt Storytelling Guild is for adult story lovers and tellers
and meets on the second Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m.
in the library. “Just listeners” are always welcome!

The Guild is dedicated to the following goals:

  • To preserve and promote the art of storytelling and story listening.
  • To inspire the discovery of the storyteller within each person.
  • To encourage the collection of oral history and local history.
  • To explore the history and development of stories from around the world.
  • To establish and offer storytelling programs to the people of the Hudson Valley.


 Click here to read about the history of the Guild.