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What will you learn this year?

What’s your New Years Resolution? Do you want to lose weight? Learn how to draw or play chess? Want to take better photos or cook more exciting meals? We can help with all of that. You can stream classes from … Continue reading

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Wordplay goes where the music takes them

It’s funny how one song can inspire so many different reactions. Wordplay—our writing club for kids—listened to music and used the songs to inspire different scenes during their meeting this month. For example, they listened to a piano playing “Carol of the … Continue reading

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Our Wordplay Writing Club Tries Na-No-Wri-Mo

Our Wordplay Writing Club is trying to compose a story together, and it’s more creative than linear. They use storytelling dice with a different suggestions on each face, so every roll adds a new element to the story So far, … Continue reading

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9 Writing Tips from Author Tricia Springstubb

Author Tricia Springstubb visited our library last week to help us launch National Novel Writing Month. Springstubb has written “Moonpenny Island” and other popular books for young readers, as well as award-winning short fiction for adults. She offered strategies (and coping techniques) for writing 50,000 words … Continue reading

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Some of our favorite motivational (and unmotivational) quotes from writers

Here’s a cute little something that we put together for LitCon, in case any of you writers need some motivation (or de-motivation) during National Novel Writing Month! By the way, you can get help from professional authors and your fellow … Continue reading

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