For the past several months, children and adults at St John’s Wood Library have been enjoying storytelling on Tuesdays with Sigalit Hart, aka Siggistardust, children’s artist and storyteller. Regularly and steadily, for about thirty minutes, images from picture books have come alive with sounds, gestures, facial expressions and movements.
Siggistardust has her fan base – members of our library (and some new ones!) – who regularly come to listen to her and enjoy being brought into the world of stories, of imagination… of magic! Children (and we have seen some adults as well) step eagerly into this world of magic, engage their creative side and sail away! It is a lovely journey with Siggistardust.
When Siggistardust is not engaged in her sessions at the libraries in the City of Westminster, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, as well as Primrose Hill Community Library, she conducts sessions on storytelling, after-school arts and craft, and one-on-one storytelling. She also finds time to write and illustrate her own books and is working on a film. For more information visit her website.
During the summer, Siggistardust will take a break from storytimes at the library, but she will run an event at St John’s Wood Library titled ‘Record Breaking Comics’, as part of the Arts Award program and Summer Reading Challenge. There will be wacky record breaking comic characters and also space for creating your own fantastical comic book. It is on Monday 10 August 2-3.30pm – See you at St John’s Wood Library!