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This event is in the "Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5)" group.
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This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.
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How to Spice Up Your Letters (Online)

11:30am - 11:45am
Online Branch
Open
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 5 - 10 (Grades K-5), Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 17 (High School), Ages 18+ (Adults), All Ages / Families
Program Type: DIY & Crafts, Fun & Games!, Writing
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Seats Remaining: 497
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All Ages, 15 min.  All Ages, Families, Adults, 15 min. Looking to improve your letter writing or penpal experience? Here are some ideas on what you can add to your letters, such as prompts and pictures! This class has been prerecorded. You wi...
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.

Writers' Guild (Online)

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Online Branch
Open
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Teen Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 14 - 17 (High School)
Program Type: Fun & Games!, Writing
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Seats Remaining: 22
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Ages 14-18, 60 min. Calling all high school creative writers. Drop in for writing prompts tips, tricks, and resources to improve your craft. Share your writing and get feedback in a supportive environment. All genres welcome! Please register wi...
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Write Now!

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Online Branch
Open
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 14 - 17 (High School), Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
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Let your imagination fly and start writing now. Every week we will share a writing prompt to inspire you. It can be just a few words, a paragraph, or it can be a story-it's up to you! If you like, you can send us a copy of what you've done to in...
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Write Now!

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Online Branch
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 14 - 17 (High School), Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:
Let your imagination fly and start writing now. Every week we will share a writing prompt to inspire you. It can be just a few words, a paragraph, or it can be a story-it's up to you! If you like, you can send us a copy of what you've done to in...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Merriweather Classroom
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Event Details:
Most editors of both magazines and presses will say that they read the first, last and middle page of a story before deciding if they want to read more. Potential readers are even less forgiving. When I pick up a new book, if the first line doesn’t h...
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Write Now!

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Online Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 14 - 17 (High School), Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:
Let your imagination fly and start writing now. Every week we will share a writing prompt to inspire you. It can be just a few words, a paragraph, or it can be a story-it's up to you! If you like, you can send us a copy of what you've done to in...
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Build an Author Website (Online)

10:00am - 11:30am
Online Branch
Open
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Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Terrapin Classroom
Age Group: Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, STEM / STEAM, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Event Details:
  In this workshop, Meg Eden will discuss the importance and function of having an author website, and will walk through the basics of creating a website on Squarespace. We will also briefly discuss blogs and creating a free website thro...
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Write Now!

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Online Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 14 - 17 (High School), Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:
Let your imagination fly and start writing now. Every week we will share a writing prompt to inspire you. It can be just a few words, a paragraph, or it can be a story-it's up to you! If you like, you can send us a copy of what you've done to in...
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.

Writers' Guild (Online)

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Online Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Teen Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 14 - 17 (High School)
Program Type: Fun & Games!, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Ages 14-18, 60 min. Calling all high school creative writers. Drop in for writing prompts tips, tricks, and resources to improve your craft. Share your writing and get feedback in a supportive environment. All genres welcome! Please register wi...
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.

Write Now!

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Online Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Age Group: Ages 14 - 17 (High School), Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:
Let your imagination fly and start writing now. Every week we will share a writing prompt to inspire you. It can be just a few words, a paragraph, or it can be a story-it's up to you! If you like, you can send us a copy of what you've done to in...
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Merriweather Classroom
Age Group: Ages 14 - 17 (High School), Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Author & Literary Events, STEM / STEAM, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Event Details:
In this workshop, we discuss examples of games that tell stories through objects, and go into our own writing exercises inspired by video games.  With the rapid developments in technology, our storytelling is changing to not just be on t...
This event is in the "Ages 11-13 (Middle School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 14 - 17 (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Ages 18+ (Adults)" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online Branch
Room: Teen Online Classroom
Age Group: Ages 11-13 (Middle School), Ages 14 - 17 (High School), Ages 18+ (Adults)
Program Type: Art & Music, Author & Literary Events, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
HoCoPoLItSo's Bauder Poet-in-Residence Steven Leyva will add a little poetry to the library's summer reading program on Wednesday, June 23, 1 to 2 p.m. Leyva, an award-winning poet and professor, will offer a writing workshop and pep talk, The P...