It was standing room only at the Bookstore on March 25 for the presentation of folktales from three different cultures: Greek, Hungarian and the Appalachian Mountains.

Vera Kalm

Vera Kalm read a funny, poignant story from her own translation of a famous Hungarian woman folk storyteller.

Judy Nardacci reading Zoe Dalheim's Greek folktale

Judy Nardacci stood in for Zoe Dalheim, who was home nursing a cold, reading a marvelous folktale in the Greek tradition, written by Zoe.

Dolores Burch

Dolores Burch delighted the audience with her rendition of a traditional “Jack” tale from the American Appalachians.

The event concluded with a lively reception featuring homemade goodies and wine from host Matt Tannenbaum’s Get Lit wine bar.