• Virtual Thrilling Tales: Smee by A.M. Burrage

    Hello, and welcome to Thrilling Tales, Seattle Public Library's Story Time for Grownups, virtual edition. Thrilling Tales is a lunch hour short story program presented live at the downtown Library twice monthly. Since we can't gather now, we wanted to send some thrilling tales to wherever you are. Here is "Smee" by A.M. Burrage. Enjoy! Recorded on Dec. 2, 2020.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 27.70MB] [Play time: 0 hr 32 min]

    Transcription (pdf)

  • Virtual Thrilling Tales: The Lady or the Tiger by Frank R. Stockton

    Hello, and welcome to Thrilling Tales, Seattle Public Library's Story Time for Grownups, virtual edition. Thrilling Tales is a lunch hour short story program presented live at the downtown Library twice monthly. Since we can't gather now, we wanted to send some thrilling tales to wherever you are. Here is "The Lady or the Tiger" by Frank R. Stockton. Enjoy! Recorded on Nov. 18, 2020.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 32.15MB] [Play time: 0 hr 36 min]

    Transcription (pdf)

  • Virtual Thrilling Tales: The Pale Man by Julius Long

    Usually in October we would share spooky stories live in bars - a program we've called "Ales from the Crypt." Sadly, we're not doing that this year, so instead we will release a fresh spooky podcast every Thursday this October, for you to listen to with your loved ones, or all by yourself, with the lights turned down low and the covers pulled up. For the fifth installment, listen to 'The Pale Man' by Julius Long. Recorded on Oct. 28, 2020.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 24.09MB] [Play time: 0 hr 30 min]

    Transcription (pdf)

  • Virtual Thrilling Tales: Courage by Forrest Reid

    Usually in October we would share spooky stories live in bars - a program we've called "Ales from the Crypt." Sadly, we're not doing that this year, so instead we will release a fresh spooky podcast every Thursday this October, for you to listen to with your loved ones, or all by yourself, with the lights turned down low and the covers pulled up. For the fourth installment, listen to 'Courage' by Forrest Reid, as well as the poem 'Dead Man's Hate' by Robert E. Howard. Recorded on Oct. 21, 2020.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 23.38MB] [Play time: 0 hr 26 min]

    Transcription (pdf)

  • Virtual Thrilling Tales: Unseen - Unfeared by Francis Stevens

    Usually in October we would share spooky stories live in bars - a program we've called "Ales from the Crypt." Sadly, we're not doing that this year, so instead we will release a fresh spooky podcast every Thursday this October, for you to listen to with your loved ones, or all by yourself, with the lights turned down low and the covers pulled up. For the third installment, listen to 'Unseen - Unfeared' by Francis Stevens. Recorded on Oct. 14, 2020.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 41.68MB] [Play time: 0 hr 50 min]

    Transcription (pdf)

  • Virtual Thrilling Tales: The Tarn by Hugh Walpole

    Usually in October we would share spooky stories live in bars - a program we've called "Ales from the Crypt." Sadly, we're not doing that this year, so instead we will release a fresh spooky podcast every Thursday this October, for you to listen to with your loved ones, or all by yourself, with the lights turned down low and the covers pulled up. For the second installment, listen to 'The Tarn' by Hugh Walpole. Recorded on Oct. 7, 2020.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 31.49MB] [Play time: 0 hr 37 min]

    Transcription (pdf)

  • Virtual Thrilling Tales: The Red Room by H.G. Wells

    Usually in October we would share spooky stories live in bars - a program we've called "Ales from the Crypt." Sadly, we're not doing that this year, so instead we will release a fresh spooky podcast every Thursday this October, for you to listen to with your loved ones, or all by yourself, with the lights turned down low and the covers pulled up. For the first installment, listen to 'The Red Room' by H.G. Wells. Recorded on Sept. 30, 2020.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 26.03MB] [Play time: 0 hr 30 min]

    Transcription (pdf)

  • Virtual Thrilling Tales: The Truth About Pyecraft by H.G. Wells

    Hello, and welcome to Thrilling Tales, Seattle Public Library's Story Time for Grownups, virtual edition. Thrilling Tales is a lunch hour short story program presented live at the downtown Library twice monthly. Since we can't gather now, we wanted to send some thrilling tales to wherever you are. Here is "The Truth About Pyecraft" by H.G. Wells. Enjoy! Recorded on Sept. 23, 2020.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 23.62MB] [Play time: 0 hr 28 min]

    Transcription (pdf)

  • Virtual Thrilling Tales: The Striding Place by Gertrude Atherton

    Hello, and welcome to Thrilling Tales, Seattle Public Library's Story Time for Grownups, virtual edition. Thrilling Tales is a lunch hour short story program presented live at the downtown Library twice monthly. Since we can't gather now, we wanted to send some thrilling tales to wherever you are. Here is "The Striding Place" by Gertrude Atherton. Enjoy! Recorded on Sept. 9, 2020.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 19.88MB] [Play time: 0 hr 22 min]

    Transcription (pdf)

  • Virtual Thrilling Tales: Master of the Fallen Years by Vincent O'Sullivan

    Hello, and welcome to Thrilling Tales, Seattle Public Library's Story Time for Grownups, virtual edition. Thrilling Tales is a lunch hour short story program presented live at the downtown Library twice monthly. Since we can't gather now, we wanted to send some thrilling tales to wherever you are. Here is "Master of the Fallen Years" by Vincent O'Sullivan. Enjoy! Recorded on Aug. 26, 2020.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 33.47MB] [Play time: 0 hr 39 min]

    Transcription (pdf)

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