Dolores Hydock to perform “A Christmas Memory” Dec. 2 at Linn-Henley Research Library

Dolores Hydock to perform “A Christmas Memory” Dec. 2 at Linn-Henley Research Library

What: “A Christmas Memory,” a one-woman performance by Dolores Hydock

When: Sunday, December 2, 3-4 p.m.

Where: Linn-Henley Research Library, Arrington Auditorium, 4th floor

Details: There is always a full house for this performance, so come early and enjoy refreshments. For more information contact Jim Baggett at 205-226-3631 or

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— The Christmas season doesn’t really begin until you have experienced Birmingham storyteller Dolores Hydock’s incredible one-woman performance of A Christmas Memory, Truman Capote's poignant reminiscence of his boyhood in rural Alabama. Join Hydock as she brings this annual Birmingham Public Library tradition to the Linn-Henley Research Library’s Arrington Auditorium on Sunday, Dec. 2, 3-4 p.m.

The program is among nearly 100 free holiday programs BPL is offering at its 19 locations between now and Christmas. Click here for the list:

Originally from Reading, Penn., Hydock is a nationally renowned storyteller who has entertained the public across the country, including being featured at the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, Tenn. In Alabama, she is best known for “A Christmas Memory,” captivating audiences of all ages. As an actress, Hydock has been featured in the one-woman plays “Tony Curtis Speaks Italian and All I say is “I Love You;” “Take a Ride on the Reading,” “In Her Own Fashion, Shirley Valentine” and more.

For more information about Hydock, email or call 205-951-7757.

Read a Q &A about Hydock at this link:

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