About

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Widely known as Miss Pockets, Donna Finch Slaton is available for storytelling, puppeteering, humor and inspiration for groups of all ages.

What do YOU need a story about?

If Miss Pockets doesn’t know one, she’ll learn one!

BOOK DONNA TODAY!


Community Involvement

Kentucky Storytelling Association – Charter Member, Former President 2013-14 and Treasurer

Historical Society of Hopkins County – President 2015-Current

Kentucky Public Retirees – Pennyrile Chapter VP, 2015 Humanitarian Award Winner

Member:

  • National Storytelling Network, 2004-Current
  • Hopkins County BPW
  • Public Library Development Foundation, Inc.
  • Friends of Hopkins County-Madisonville Public Library
  • Friends of Kentucky Libraries
  • Kentucky Library Association
  • Special Libraries Association

Experience

Librarian
Historical Society of Hopkins County KY
November 2014 – Present

Columnist, Anton News
The Madisonville Messenger
November 2007 – Present

Librarian
Green River Correctional Complex
January 2008 – January 2013

Children’s Programmer II
Muhlenberg County Public Libraries
August 2000 – October 2007

Substitute Teacher
Hopkins Co. Schools
1992-2000

Associate Director, Children & Young Adult Librarian
Hopkins Co. Madisonville Public Library
1974-1984

Scout Leader, 4-H Leader, Softball Booster,