Libby had storytelling in her bones. Her mother told tales in Midwestern libraries in the 1920’s and ’30’s and now Libby continues the tradition having worked as a librarian in the Natick and Brookline schools and the Boston Public Library.
A graduate of Wellesley College and Simmons College of Library Science, she studied storytelling at Lesley and Emerson College in England. She attended NEH seminars on mythology and Arthurian legends. She is an active member of the New England Storytelling community.
She has conducted workshops at conferences for storytellers, classical scholars and reading teachers. With a group of folk singers and musicians she has performed: The Outlaw Hero, Victorian Humor, Drinking: the Musical – The Social History of Taverns and Temperance, The Play of the Lady Odivere and The Wit and Woes of Dorothy Parker.
She can be seen at arts centers, libraries, schools, historical societies, museums, Civil War Encampments. the State House and MCI Framingham. For 13 years she produced a cable TV show “Tales from Cricket Corner”.