The purpose of the Storytelling Resource Place is to collect, preserve and make available storytelling resources in a public space where people may use the resources and view the artifacts.   The specific purpose and objectives include, but are not limited to, the following:

• To  solicit and attract donations of storytelling-related resources including books, manuscripts, notes, CD’s, DVD’s, videos, props, musical instruments, costumes, etc from storytellers.

• To create museum-quality multimedia exhibits on storytelling throughout history and around the world

• To provide a central location where the storytelling collections and exhibits are available to the general public, students, academicians, researchers, and storytellers.