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Playing with words during Wordplay

We made word collages and shared our favorite words — yes, someone suggested fortnite — when our Wordplay Writing Club met earlier this month. Our young writers literally played with words, cutting favorites from magazines and combining them into collages. Each month, … Continue reading

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Mindy McGinnis & Cinda Williams Chima on fantasy, philosophy & the worst things they’ve ever written

Mindy McGinnis and Cinda Williams Chima are award-winning, bestselling YA authors who were kind enough to visit us earlier this summer. While here, they granted an interview where they discussed EVERYTHING. They talked about: how to build believable fantasy worlds the … Continue reading

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Teen writers welcome at our Write On Club

If you have a teen who has ambitions as a writer, they should visit our Write On Club, which returns from its summer break at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 20, at our Main Branch. Each month, the Write On … Continue reading

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Wordplay Writing Club gets wild

Sometimes the best place for a writer to find inspiration is outdoors. That’s where our Wordplay Writing Club went earlier this summer. They visited our Read House yard and wrote in nature journals like John James Audubon, William Thoreau, and … Continue reading

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Wordplay Writing Club & the Future World Hamburger Diner

Our Wordplay Writing Club is working on a collaborative story called Blue Riding Hood & the Future World Hamburger Diner. Each month, a different kid takes home the shared notebook and writes another chapter. It’ll be the best story set … Continue reading

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