Amy Olson is a bilingual children’s/teen librarian, singer, writer and storyteller. Born and raised in Chicago, Amy has performed all over Kentucky, Chicago, Alabama, South Carolina and Tennessee at libraries, fests, schools, and conferences. As an instructor, Amy tailors a group’s experience to fit the people involved so that everyone is able to learn while having fun through music, art, literature, and drama.
Amy recently had two textbook chapters, “Using Music as a Tool for Improving Preliteracy in Children” and “Breaking though Cultural Barriers: Using Latin American Folktales in Literacy and Library Programming“ and has chapters in an additional textbook to be released in Spring, 2014.
In addition, Amy has been an adjunt professor at the University of Kentucky’s Library School where she taught Adult Multicultural World Literature.