• Virtual Thrilling Tales: in our time by Ernest Hemingway

    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. Enjoy "in our time" by Ernest Hemingway. Recorded on April 14, 2021.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 26.17MB] [Play time: 0 hr 30 min]

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  • Virtual Thrilling Tales: The Puzzle by Anonymous

    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. Enjoy "The Puzzle" by Anonymous. Recorded on March 31, 2021.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 42.04MB] [Play time: 0 hr 48 min]

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  • Virtual Thrilling Tales: The Water Hole by Maxwell Struthers Burt

    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. Enjoy "The Water Hole" by Maxwell Struthers Burt. Recorded on Feb. 24, 2021.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 40.31MB] [Play time: 0 hr 48 min]

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  • Virtual Thrilling Tales: The Place of Madness by Merlin Moore Taylor

    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. Enjoy "The Place of Madness" by Merlin Moore Taylor. Recorded on Feb. 3, 2021.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 33.16MB] [Play time: 0 hr 40 min]

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  • Virtual Thrilling Tales: Midlife Crisis

    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. Enjoy "The Biography of Blade" by Zona Gale and "The Last Dive" by Carlos Drake two tales from the "The Best Short Stories of 1924." Recorded on Jan. 20, 2021.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 22.38MB] [Play time: 0 hr 25 min]

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  • Virtual Thrilling Tales: The Inexperiened Ghost 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 Inexperienced Ghost" by H.G. Wells. Enjoy! Recorded on Jan. 6, 2021.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 32.90MB] [Play time: 0 hr 37 min]

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  • Virtual Thrilling Tales: The Ghost's Summons by Ada Buisson

    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 Ghost's Summons" by Ada Buisson. Enjoy! Recorded on Dec. 16, 2020.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 15.73MB] [Play time: 0 hr 17 min]

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  • 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]

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  • 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]

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  • 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]

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