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Midwest Writing Center Hosting Free Writing Nights

October 4th, 2023
Midwest Writing Center Hosting Free Writing Nights

This fall, The Midwest Writing Center and the Young Emerging Writers will host Wednesday Night Free Writes: free open writing get togethers every Wednesday in September & October 4-6pm for middle & high school students. The Midwest Writing Center looking to grow the community of terrific young writers in the QC & help students continue to develop their work. Need a quiet space to write? Looking to meet other student writers? Wanting feedback on your writing? Come on down & bring friends! They will have staff on hand to offer writing prompts & activities, lead workshop groups,... Read More

Spend An Evening with Michelle Zauner May 18

May 18th, 2023
Spend An Evening with Michelle Zauner May 18

Musician and author Michelle Zauner discusses her music career and her beloved bestseller Crying in H Mart on May 18 in Colona, Illinois. Her memoir about growing up Korean American, losing her mother, and forging her own identity was a New York Times notable book of the year. Best known as a singer and guitarist who creates indie pop under the name Japanese Breakfast, Grammy Award-nominated Zauner has won acclaim from major music outlets around the world. In conversation with Jessica Hopper, Chicago-based music critic, producer, and author. Zoom Event Attendee Registration Link: https://bit.ly/May18_MichelleZauner This... Read More

Learn about the works of Jason Reynolds at two Rock Island Library Book Talks

February 16th, 2019
Learn about the works of Jason Reynolds at two Rock Island Library Book Talks

The Rock Island Public Library will introduce the works of award-winning writer Jason Reynolds to readers via two book talk discussions before the writer visits the Quad Cities in person in late March.  Library staff will host informal discussions on Tuesday, February 19, starting at 5:30 pm at Rozz-Tox Coffeehouse, 2108 3rd Avenue, Rock Island, and again on Tuesday, March 19, also starting at 5:30 pm, at Cool Beanz Coffeehouse, 1325 30th Street, Rock Island. Guests can purchase a coffee or beverage and learn a little about Reynolds’ books or share thoughts about ones they’ve... Read More