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In Their Own Words
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In Their Own Words

As a kid, I spent almost every summer in Oklahoma where my mother is from.
Lights, Camera, Action: Bringing Back the Family Movie Night
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Lights, Camera, Action: Bringing Back the Family Movie Night

My husband and I are blessed with the opportunity to “kid sit” one evening each week, and the time spent
Join Us for the Storytelling Certificate Celebration
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Join Us for the Storytelling Certificate Celebration

Sharing a story with others is an integral part of storytelling, and yet it takes great bravery to stand
Recapping State of Stories
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Recapping State of Stories

Early in 2020, the staff of The Story Center and the University of Missouri Extension Commun
Story Camp for Teens: Q&A with Parker Peevyhouse
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Story Camp for Teens: Q&A with Parker Peevyhouse

From Monday, July 26, through Wednesday, July 28,
Community Voices: Celebrating Written Storytelling
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Community Voices: Celebrating Written Storytelling

Since its inception, The Story Center’s mission has been to help people create stories, share their stor
Connecting through Story Swap!
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Connecting through Story Swap!

Change and challenge have been two key themes since the pandemic started, and here at The Story Center,
Oral History for Beginners
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Oral History for Beginners

If you look up the definition of “oral history” in the dictionary, you will learn that it is “the collec
From the Director: Woodneath Press Launches New Title on January 26
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From the Director: Woodneath Press Launches New Title on January 26

Telling stories and sharing ideas is a central part of what makes us all human.
Welcome to the State of Stories
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Welcome to the State of Stories

About this time last year, The Story Center staff began brainstorming with the staff of the
21st Annual Storytelling Celebration: November 4-7
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21st Annual Storytelling Celebration: November 4-7

For 21 years, the Kansas City Storytelling Celebration has brought local, national, and internatio
‘State of Stories’ Explores Missouri’s 200-Year History
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‘State of Stories’ Explores Missouri’s 200-Year History

The Story Center at Mid-Continent Public Library, in partnership with the University of Missouri E