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Jewell Parker Rhodes is coming to Gainesville!

Published: Aug 5th, 2017

Acclaimed author Jewell Parker Rhodes is coming to Gainesville this fall. She will be gracing us with her presence at Smathers Library East Room 100 on Tuesday, September 26th at 2:00pm.… Read More

Little Red Riding Hood Reimagined

Published: Jul 12th, 2017

Have you ever wondered what your classic fairy tales would look like if your favorite painter reimagined them? The Fairy Tale News Blog has a few great examples to show… Read More

Little Red Riding Hood – The Tale You Thought You Knew

Published: Jul 2nd, 2017

Through the American Library Association’s Louise Seaman Bechtel Fellowship, Angela Reynolds, a Nova Scotian librarian, was able to complete some stunning research on the legendary fairy tale, Little Red Riding Hood.… Read More

Summer School for Fairy Tales!

Published: Jul 2nd, 2017

Looking for something fun, educational, and interesting to do during your summer vacation? The Carterhaugh School of Folklore and the Fantastic offers a 10-Lesson Summer Course for the Curious, The… Read More

The Crane Girl

Published: May 14th, 2017

Haikus need not be relegated to poetry only. In the Japanese-inspired fairy tale The Crane Girl, Curtis Manley interweaves haikus within the story’s narrative to provide profound insight into the characters’ true… Read More

Brothers Grimm with a Social Media Twist

Published: May 2nd, 2017

When something is a classic it will live on forever because it is just that good. However, there is no rule that states that a classic can’t be updated to… Read More

Where the Water Tastes Like Wine

Published: Apr 25th, 2017

Where the Water Tastes Like Wine has been voted one of the top indie games of the year! Here is Game Informer‘s take on this ground-breaking game: “Envisioned as “a bleak American folktale, Where… Read More

“Grimm Contact” Fairy Tale Series

Published: Apr 25th, 2017

Laura Zalenga is a Southern German self-taught photographer. Her series entitled Grimm Compact, showcases intimate portraits from iconic fairytales. The photographer on her work: “Whenever we see a girl with a… Read More

Fairy Tale Roundup Newsletter!

Published: Apr 20th, 2017

Can you really have too much of a good thing? If we are speaking about fairy tales then the answer is a resounding NO. One can never have too many… Read More

Keeping Tech in Check

Published: Apr 18th, 2017

Technology is a part of our daily lives, now more than ever before. Whether we are talking about kids or adults, all members of the family need to make a… Read More