Christmas Short Works Collection 2023

Read by LibriVox Volunteers

Enjoy the 2023 Christmas collection, with selections chosen by many volunteers. This year's readings include a combination of sacred and secular; joyful, poignant, and creepy; prose, poetry, and a musical play. You are sure to find something to raise your Christmas spirits! - Summary by TriciaG and Devorah Allen

Cast list for The White Christmas:
Mary and Voice of Angel: Jenn Broda
Joseph: David Purdy
Simeon: Alan Mapstone
Timothy: Larry Wilson
Isaac, Melchoir and Narrator: Brian Fullen
Anna: Lynette Caulkins
Thomas: redrun
Ruth: Norah Nelson
Deborah: Agnes Robert Behr
Rachel: Nicole Wright
Gaspar: TriciaG
Baltasar: Texasbookworm42
Prologue and keyboardist: Beeswaxcandle
Vocalists: TriciaG, Nicole Wright, dc, Verla Viera, Norah Nelson, Alan Mapstone, Amy Gramour, Brian Fullen
(7 hr 12 min)


The Angel's Message to Mary 10:21 Read by InTheDesert
A Christmas Ghost Story 1:29 Read by Alan Mapstone
Carol 1:00 Read by Norah Nelson
Christbaum 1:40 Read by lorda
Christmas 14:41 Read by Greg Giordano
A Christmas Carol 1:26 Read by Norah Nelson
Christmas Eve 25:09 Read by Greg Giordano
Christmas Eve 46:12 Read by Brian Fullen
Christmas Folksong 1:25 Read by mleigh
The Christmas Ghost: Unemployment in One of our Oldest Industries 10:30 Read by TriciaG
A Christmas Hymn, 1837 3:00 Read by David Lawrence
A Christmas Letter 2:47 Read by Tomas Peter
Christmas When the West Was Young: Stories of Far Western Christmas Days of Pio… 26:52 Read by Andrea Kotzer
Cradle Hymn 1:04 Read by mleigh
A Dark Evening 8:46 Read by TriciaG
Darling 6:31 Read by KevinS
The Epiphany 5:50 Read by Alan Mapstone
Father Christmas at Home 21:40 Read by Stacey Malcolm
The Heavenly Christmas Tree 9:32 Read by BigManDan
The House of Christmas 2:20 Read by Devorah Allen
How to Wrap Christmas Parcels 7:22 Read by Tomas Peter
Jack's Christmas 19:52 Read by Garth Burton
The Little Match Girl 5:47 Read by helensears
My Christmas Burglary 26:54 Read by David Wales
Noël 2:06 Read by Sonia
Old Hooker's Ghost; or, Christmas Gambols at Huntingfield Hall 51:40 Read by Ben Tucker
Polly: A Before-Christmas Story 12:00 Read by Garth Burton
Popgun Plays Santa Claus 21:33 Read by Brian Fullen
The Three Kings 3:57 Read by Devorah Allen
'Twas the Night Before Christmas 3:44 Read by paxboltoni
Two Christmas Eves 26:36 Read by Beeswaxcandle
The White Christmas 48:29 Read by LibriVox Volunteers