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Learn citizenship fundamentals

Don West Jr. is presenting "U.S. Citizenship 101 -- The Fundamentals: A course for American Citizens" at the Bessie K. Russell Public Library. Read more »

NaNoWriMo Write-in

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Monday, November 26, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:45pm

The NaNoWriMo challenge: write a 50,000-word novel in 30 days during November, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).  Think you’re up for it?

Join fellow NaNoWriMo writers for these weekly novel-writing sessions.  All writers are welcome.  Writers under the age of 16 have relaxed word count rules, but must be accompanied by a parent or other older family member.  Bring your preferred writing tools, including power outlets for laptops and other electronic writing gear.

NaNoWriMo Write-in

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Monday, November 19, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:45pm

The NaNoWriMo challenge: write a 50,000-word novel in 30 days during November, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).  Think you’re up for it?

Join fellow NaNoWriMo writers for these weekly novel-writing sessions.  All writers are welcome.  Writers under the age of 16 have relaxed word count rules, but must be accompanied by a parent or other older family member.  Bring your preferred writing tools, including power outlets for laptops and other electronic writing gear.

NaNoWriMo Write-in

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Monday, November 12, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:45pm

The NaNoWriMo challenge: write a 50,000-word novel in 30 days during November, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).  Think you’re up for it?

Join fellow NaNoWriMo writers for these weekly novel-writing sessions.  All writers are welcome.  Writers under the age of 16 have relaxed word count rules, but must be accompanied by a parent or other older family member.  Bring your preferred writing tools, including power outlets for laptops and other electronic writing gear.

NaNoWriMo Write-in

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Monday, November 5, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:45pm

The NaNoWriMo challenge: write a 50,000-word novel in 30 days during November, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).  Think you’re up for it?

Join fellow NaNoWriMo writers for these weekly novel-writing sessions.  All writers are welcome.  Writers under the age of 16 have relaxed word count rules, but must be accompanied by a parent or other older family member.  Bring your preferred writing tools, including power outlets for laptops and other electronic writing gear.

NaNoWriMo Plot Party

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Thinking about writing a novel during National Novel Writing Month?  Join our “plot party" to kickstart the fundamentals of your novel's plot: characters, themes, scenes, and settings.  Bring your preferred writing tools, including power outlets for laptops and other electronic writing gear.  Coffee, bottled water, and cookies provided.

How I Write: NaNoWriMo 101

You know you want to write that novel, but you’re facing a blank computer screen.  Where do you begin, and how do you keep going?  Four published Alabama authors share how they approach writing a novel: Jamie Dodson, Les Johnson, Beck McDowell, and Scott Oden.  Read more »

How to Do Things: Decorate for the Seasons

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The design team of Classy Happenings shares unusual and unexpected tips and tricks for fall and winter decorating.  Kick your home flair up a notch and celebrate the seasons!

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