Meeting Room B

Editing your Fiction: Hands-on Workshop

Apply some of the techniques discussed in the “Creative to Analytical” session with Faith Van Horne, a freelance editor and former content editor for a New York Times bestselling e-publisher. You’ll exchange a completed scene with another writer and give helpful feedback to one another. You’ll then incorporate that feedback, along with other techniques from Faith, to create a knockout scene. Please note: you must bring a completed draft of a scene to participate in this session.

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Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 11:30am to 12:15pm

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Editing Your Fiction: Hands-on Workshop

Apply some of the techniques discussed in the “Creative to Analytical” session with Faith Van Horne, a freelance editor and former content editor for a New York Times bestselling e-publisher. You’ll exchange a completed scene with another writer and give helpful feedback to one another. You’ll then incorporate that feedback, along with other techniques from Faith, to create a knockout scene. Please note: you must bring a completed draft of a scene to participate in this session.

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Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 1:30pm to 2:15pm

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Whiskey-5 Hotel: Nonfiction Writing Workshop

If you feel you have a book inside you, but are having trouble getting it out, join David Meyers, author of Historic Columbus Crimes, Wicked Columbus, and other books of local history, for a nonfiction writing workshop that is light on work, but heavy on fun. David is a student in the learn-by-doing school and is happy to share some of the techniques he has happened upon for sharpening your writing skills.

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Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 2:30pm to 4:15pm

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ESOL - Current Events Discussion Group

Join our ESOL discussion leaders for weekly conversation practice about current news events. This group is for non-native English speakers who want to develop their English speaking and reading comprehension skills.

Class size is limited and registration is required. Registration begins on August 20, 2014.

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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LEGO Lit

When books and LEGOs collide, you get LEGO Lit! Each month we share a story and build around a theme. The Friends of the UAPL provide the LEGOS, you provide the fun. Registration is required and begins two weeks prior to each meeting.

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

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ESOL - Current Events Discussion Group

Join our ESOL discussion leaders for weekly conversation practice about current news events. This group is for non-native English speakers who want to develop their English speaking and reading comprehension skills.

Class size is limited and registration is required. Registration begins on August 20, 2014.

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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A Few Notes on Streaming Music

Streaming services have changed the way we listen to music by making (almost) all of the songs available all of the time. We’ll talk about the major services like Spotify and Apple Music, and several you can access for free through the library. Then we’ll dive into tips for finding music and how to listen without burning through your data plan.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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ESOL - Current Events Discussion Group

Join our ESOL discussion leaders for weekly conversation practice about current news events. This group is for non-native English speakers who want to develop their English speaking and reading comprehension skills.

Class size is limited and registration is required. Registration begins on August 20, 2014.

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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