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Format: 02/2017

The Writing Life

Workshop: The Art (and Craft) of the Ten-Minute Play (February 7 session)

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 6:00 PM | For Members Only | Whitridge Room | $60 for the series | Advance registration required
Award-winning playwright C.S. Hanson focuses on problem, climax, and resolution in the magical ten-minute play. Participants will write, rewrite, and hear drafts read by actors, as well as learn how to market ten-minute plays for competitions and festivals. Read More >

The Writing Life

Prompt! with Carol Weston (2/10/2017 session) - Fully Registered

Friday, February 10, 2017 - 11:00 AM | For Members Only | Whitridge Room | Register for one or all sessions | Free of charge | Advance registration required
Get the creative juices flowing in these fun and instructive sessions. Participants will receive a prompt and will have twenty minutes to write freely, after which they are encouraged to share their writing with the group. Use the prompts to jumpstart your writing, generate new ideas, and break out of writing blocks. Read More >

The Writing Life

Daytime Talk Series: What Good Is an Editor? with Walter Bode

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 10:00 AM | For Members Only | Whitridge Room | Free of charge | Advance registration required
Walter Bode, who has spent thirty-five years in publishing, fifteen of them as a freelancer, offers suggestions, tips, cautions, and exemplary tales about choosing an editor and making the most of the experience. Read More >

The Writing Life

Workshop: The Art (and Craft) of the Ten-Minute Play (February 14 session)

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 6:00 PM | For Members Only | Whitridge Room | $60 for the series | Advance registration required
Award-winning playwright C.S. Hanson focuses on problem, climax, and resolution in the magical ten-minute play. Participants will write, rewrite, and hear drafts read by actors, as well as learn how to market ten-minute plays for competitions and festivals. Read More >

The Writing Life

Workshop: The Art (and Craft) of the Ten-Minute Play (February 21 session)

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 6:00 PM | For Members Only | Whitridge Room | $60 for the series | Advance registration required
Award-winning playwright C.S. Hanson focuses on problem, climax, and resolution in the magical ten-minute play. Participants will write, rewrite, and hear drafts read by actors, as well as learn how to market ten-minute plays for competitions and festivals. Read More >

The Writing Life

Workshop: The Art (and Craft) of the Ten-Minute Play (February 28 session)

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 6:00 PM | For Members Only | Whitridge Room | $60 for the series | Advance registration required
Award-winning playwright C.S. Hanson focuses on problem, climax, and resolution in the magical ten-minute play. Participants will write, rewrite, and hear drafts read by actors, as well as learn how to market ten-minute plays for competitions and festivals. Read More >

Exhibitions

The Library showcases our historic collections and the literary culture of the city with themed public exhibitions on the second floor. Exhibitions are offered for six to twelve months, and both members and nonmembers are welcome to drop by any time the Library is open.

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