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Story Maker's Club Debuts at Florissant Valley Branch

Press Release

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 10:00a.m.

Author James Kennedy will visit the Florissant Valley Branch of St. Louis County Library for the debut of the Story Maker’s Club on Wednesday, September 18, 7:00 p.m. Kennedy is the author of “Order of Odd Fish” and founder of the 90-second Newbery Film Festival. The branch is located at 195 New Florissant Rd., S., Florissant, MO, 63031-6796. The program is free, open to the public and recommended for ages 9-13.

The Story Maker's Club is for children interested in having fun with words and telling stories in a variety of formats. Some of the formats will be stop-motion animation, improv, and reader’s theater. The club will meet on the third Wednesday of each month.

James Kennedy’s high-spirited stories have made him a favorite at libraries, book festivals, book stores and schools. His writing has been described as whimsical, outrageous, mind-boggling, surreal and fanciful. His work with the 90-Second Newbery Film Festival demonstrates wit and creativity. For more information about James Kennedy, visit

For more information about the program, please call 314 994-3300.

Program sites are accessible. Upon two weeks’ notice, accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities. Contact St. Louis County Library by phone 314-994-3300, or visit