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NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month , is a creative exercise in perseverance for writers everywhere. It is a challenge to write 50,000 words of a novel during the 30 days of November.… continue reading NaNoWriMo = National Novel Writing Month!

By written by Kelly D.    November 18, 2019    1

¿Conoces a un adulto hispanohablante que necesita ayuda para aprender a leer y escribir? Estamos aceptando estudiantes adultos en la biblioteca de Kensington para un curso gratuito de… continue reading Leamos en la Biblioteca: ¡Clases de Alfabetización! Leamos @ The Library: Spanish Literacy Class!

By written by Lindsay S.    August 27, 2019   

A zine (pronounced zeen) is a small-circulation, self-published work of original or appropriated texts and images. Usually hand-made using found materials and simple supplies, zines can be about… continue reading Get Creative Through the DIY Method of Zine Making!

By written by Michelle Z.    May 20, 2019    2

Turn the page to a new season with the Free Library’s Spring Reading Challenge ! Readers of all ages—whether individually or as part of a classroom or group —can create accounts… continue reading Look to Spring with the Spring Reading Challenge

By written by Molly B.    March 11, 2019    3

If you totaled up all your tweets, comments, texts, and Facebook posts for one day, do you think they might add up to 1,667 words? They might very well – in which case, why not try… continue reading It's National Novel Writing Month—Get Motivated to Start Writing Your Own Book!

By written by Violet L.    November 6, 2018   

From Tuesday, September 25 through Tuesday, October 30, the Public Library Association (PLA) – a division of the American Library Association (ALA) – will be accepting submissions of… continue reading Submit Your Short Story for the PLA's National Writing Contest!

By written by Kate C.    September 21, 2018    2

There’s something about writing poetry that sparks the need to shape the community around us. It inspires us to engage with others, it encourages reflection—and it incites change.… continue reading Passion = Poetry: Be the Next Youth Poet Laureate!

By written by Kalela W.    May 14, 2018    5

November is the quintessential month of community, tying the nation and families together in a cranberry and pumpkin spice-scented weave of traffic jams and tryptophan that decoct into something… continue reading Plugging Away For NaNoWriMo? Let The Free Library Help You Across the Finish Line!

By written by Adiel L.    November 27, 2017   

The  World Builders Writing Club  is a diverse group of aspiring authors who meet once a month and showcase some of their work on the Free Library blog. Please enjoy this first… continue reading "Fangs to Flesh" - A World Builders Writing Club Submission

By written by Tamoul Q.    July 12, 2017    1

The  World Builders Writing Club  is a diverse group of aspiring authors who meet once a month and showcase some of their work on the Free Library blog. Please enjoy this first… continue reading "Nessa's Flower" - A World Builders Writing Submission

By written by Tamoul Q.    October 5, 2016    1

The  World Builders Writing Club  is a diverse group of aspiring authors who meet once a month and showcase some of their work on the Free Library blog. Please enjoy this first… continue reading "I Fall For You Even Every Time" - World Builders Writing Club Submission

By written by Tamoul Q.    June 23, 2016   

The  World Builders Writing Club  is a diverse group of aspiring authors who meet once a month and showcase some of their work on the Free Library blog. Please enjoy this first… continue reading "Stick-Figure Bobby" - A World Builders Writing Submission

By written by Tamoul Q.    May 4, 2016    1

The  World Builders Writing Club  is a diverse group of aspiring authors who meet once a month and showcase some of their work on the Free Library blog. Please enjoy this first… continue reading "The Basics" - A World Builders Writing Submission

By written by Tamoul Q.    March 28, 2016    2

The World Builders Writing Club is a diverse group of aspiring authors who meet once a month and will be showcasing some of their work on the Free Library blog. Please enjoy this first look at a… continue reading World Builders - The Writing Club for Free Thinkers

By written by Tamoul Q.    February 25, 2016    1

The World Builder's Writing Club is a diverse group of aspiring authors. The group's main focus is creating original works of  speculative fiction  (e.g., science… continue reading World Builders - A Writing Club for Free Thinkers

By written by Tamoul Q.    January 14, 2016    3

Now announcing a great opportunity for rising 5 th  and 6 th  graders! The Library of Congress is holding a writing contest entitled “A Book That Shaped Me.” This will… continue reading “A Book That Shaped Me” Writing Contest

By written by Sarah S.    May 29, 2015   

Always wanted to write the "Great American Novel" but put it off because of any myriad of reasons (didn't know where to start, needed motivation, general procrastination)? Well, this… continue reading National Novel Writing Month

By written by Peter SM    November 21, 2014