Programs and Classes
Written Word Writing Group
Thursdays, 7:15 p.m.
An outlet for adult writers of all leanings: poetry, journaling, prose, short story, sermon, comedy, script writing, puppets. No critiquing. All are welcome and there is no charge.
Creative Writing Group
Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m.
Monday, July 20, 7:15 p.m.
As children of the carefree 1970s, Kim Kinzie and Dawn Michael felt unprepared for the endless demands of 21st century parenting. Was it just the two of them who found motherhood so taxing? Dumbfounded, they asked fellow moms to share their feelings about raising children. Initially, conversations were polite and scripted. Determined to get to the truth, the authors took a risk and shared their deepest and darkest parenting stories. These exchanges fostered feelings of acceptance and validation. It wasn't their inept parenting skills, it was the impossible institution known as modern-day motherhood. This book is a compilation of those unedited narratives told with humor, emotion and raw honesty. It’s also a call to action, as the authors seek to create a new mode of parenting that merges the best of the ‘70s with today; one that is less kid-centric, more parent-friendly. With a nod to celebrity elitism, they’re calling this mindset “conscious unparenting™.” The authors take their mission to the next level by asking readers to be part of their movement and begin a parenting revolution. And it all starts with a disco ball…
This program is free and open to the public.
Adult Summer Reading Club: Escape the Ordinary!
Runs July 6 through August 20
How It Works:
- Open to adults ages 18 and over. Sign up online at http://tinyurl.com/WHPL2015 or in person at the Reference Desk with Margaret
- Read books
- Complete and return a form giving your short review of each book read
- Enter to win prizes
Prize winners will be drawn randomly from all entries received. Book reviews must be received by 9 p.m. on Thursday, August 20 to be eligible for drawings. Drawings held on Friday, August 21.
Prizes include: gift cards, summer surprises, gift baskets
The more you read, the more chances to win!