Sue Black StorytellerKids/Family Programs

Don’t be surprised if you want to move, chant, sing, think, imagine and dream!


'Round the World With Stories

Celebrate the unique differences of the cultures within your community with folktales from around the world. (Grades PreK-12)

You and Me – Bully Free!

A certified Bullying Prevention Trainer, Sue’s unique programs and classroom workshops raise awareness, build community, and empower the bystanders. (Grades K-8)   

More information on Sue's YouAndMe–BullyFree website.

Civil War/Civil Rights

History comes alive through the unique blending of historical fact and fiction.
(Grades 5-12)

Sue Black StorytellerFamily Reading Night Delight

Celebrate 'story' through the use of voice, dialogue, action, gestures, facial expressions, and participation. A whole lot of family fun!

The Heroes Among Us

Sue brings history to life in this program of heroes who have shaped our world. (Grades K-8)

Characters with Character

Stories that celebrate courage, integrity, kindness, respect, and responsibility. (Grades K-8)

Animal Tales / Earth Day Stories

Animals do...and say!...some amazing things. Stories that explore and celebrate Earth and her creatures. (Grades PreK-8)

Sue Black StorytellerStories and Songs Just for Fun

A delightful mix of stories, songs, laughter and fun just for the preschool crowd.

Giggles, Jumps and Squeals

A whole lot of Halloween fun and a little spooky too! Family-friendly stories celebrate the season with just enough shivers to delight listeners of all ages.

Ghosts, Shivers and Screams

A witches' brew of spine-tingling stories! These stories run shivers down your spine and cause those little hairs on the back of your neck to rise. You might want to bring a friend – it will be dark when you go home! (Ages 10 and up, adults)

You and Me, Drug Free

A motivational message of choosing to stay drug-free through stories, songs, and chants. (Grades K-6)

Customized Programs

Sue loves a new challenge! She creates programs to fit your needs, tailoring it to curriculum goals, grade levels, subject areas, or holidays. (Grades PreK-12)

Summer Library Fun

New stories, songs, puppets, and fun to fit your theme. With help from the audience, you never know what will happen next!


Sue Black Storyteller"Oh gosh, I'll be singing your program praises forever!"

JT, librarian


“That storyteller really knew how to gross them out. 
The kids loved it.  I think she was the best one we’ve had!”

 Middle School teacher, Homer Glen, IL


“What joy you brought to the students and staff. What a gift!”
Principal, Romeoville, IL


“What a masterful job you did making the kids part of the stories!”

“The best part was your enthusiasm and the kids' responses.”

Family Reading Night guests

Sue BlackSue is on the Illinois Arts Council and Arts-in-Education rosters.
Partial funding may be available.
Sue welcomes the opportunity to work with you to present a program
tailored to your needs at an appropriate price.