Writers' Word Feast

Writers' Word Feast

Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

A writers' group for writers of all types and genres. If you wish to bring something yummy to share, that's great but not required. We do HIGHLY recommend you bring your words, and words yet to be written. Each writer will get a chance to read their story, poem, or novel chapter and receive feedback from the group. Then we will WRITE!

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
Writers' Word Feast

Writers' Word Feast

Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

A writers' group for writers of all types and genres. If you wish to bring something yummy to share, that's great but not required. We do HIGHLY recommend you bring your words, and words yet to be written. Each writer will get a chance to read their story, poem, or novel chapter and receive feedback from the group. Then we will WRITE! (We also eat since it's a feast!) 

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
Writers' Word Feast

Writers' Word Feast

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

A writers' group for writers of all types and genres. If you wish to bring something yummy to share, that's great but not required. We do HIGHLY recommend you bring your words, and words yet to be written. Each writer will get a chance to read their story, poem, or novel chapter and receive feedback from the group. Then we will WRITE! (We also eat since it's a feast!) 

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
Writers' Word Feast Presents: NaNoWriMo

Writers' Word Feast Presents: NaNoWriMo

Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a deadline, NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is for anyone who has ever thought about writing a novel. Every single Sunday all month, the Writers' Word Feast will be giving any NaNoWriMo participant three hours to just WRITE, toward the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by the end of November. Join us for snacks and a place to work on that word count. Happy writing! More: nanowrimo.org

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
Writers' Word Feast Presents: NaNoWriMo

Writers' Word Feast Presents: NaNoWriMo

Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a deadline, NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is for anyone who has ever thought about writing a novel. Every single Sunday all month, the Writers' Word Feast will be giving any NaNoWriMo participant three hours to just WRITE, toward the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by the end of November. Join us for snacks and a place to work on that word count. Happy writing! More: nanowrimo.org

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
World War I and America: Essay Discussion, Part 2

World War I and America: Essay Discussion, Part 2

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Join former Marine Corps officer Ed White, who served in Vietnam in 1968-69, to read and discuss a series of essays drawn from World War I and America: Told by the Americans Who Lived It. For packets of essays, contact Debby Preiser at dpreiser@oppl.org. U.S. veterans as well as interested readers are encouraged to attend.

This is the first in a series of three discussions, with readings from: 

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
Choosing Wisely

Choosing Wisely

Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Community dialogue around avoiding wasteful or unnecessary medical treatment, an initiative of the American Board of Internal Medicine in partnership with Consumer Reports.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
Words on Wednesday: <em>Killers of the Flower Moon</em>

Words on Wednesday: <em>Killers of the Flower Moon</em>

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

In David Grann's newest nonfiction title, Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI, delve into a series of unsolved murders from the 1920s in the Osage Indian Country in Oklahoma. Learn about these murders that many have likely never heard of, and discover what other repercussions came out of them. 

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
<em>Black Labor, White Wealth</em> Book Discussion (Part 4)

<em>Black Labor, White Wealth</em> Book Discussion (Part 4)

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Join a frank discussion of the economic disenfranchisement of Black America. This four-part series will examine Dr. Claud Anderson's writing about the causes and enduring underlying structure of the consolidation of wealth and power within a closed white system built on black labor, while restricting gains for those outside that system.July 22 - Part 1
Aug. 5 - Part 2Sep. 9 - Part 3Oct. 14 - Part 4

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
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