Grammy Award winner Bill Harley to perform at the York County Library


Bill Harley, storyteller, musician, and children's author, will present a free concert at the York County Library in Rock Hill on Saturday, September 21, at 2:00 pm.

A prolific author and recording artist, Harley has spent his life working with children and family audiences earning the accolade, "a Garrison Keillor for kids." He has produced thirty recordings, ten children's books, and given thousands of performances nationwide, including past appearances at the Patchwork Tales Storytelling Festival. Harley's recordings have earned numerous national awards including two Grammy awards, Parents' Choice, the National Association of Parenting, and the American Library Association. Harley is a regular commentator for NPR's "All Things Considered" and has been featured on PBS. More information is available at

An author signing will follow the program with Harley's recordings and books available for purchase, including his newly released children's book, "Charlie Bumpers vs. the Teacher of the Year." This title is the first book in the new Charlie Bumpers series and a Junior Library Guild selection.

Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Library, the concert is recommended for ages 6 to adult. Registration is required and seating is limited. To register, please call 803-981-5888.