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Friday, September 14, 2012

Dream Keepers at Milwaukee Public Library

Dream Keepers at Villard, June 2012
This fall, Dream Keepers will be meeting at various urban locations of the Milwaukee Public Library. All of the program titles, locations, and times are listed below. The events are free and open to the public. Please join us!

Six-word Scary Story. Can you tell a scary in six words? Here are some from previous writing workshops: One virus. One town. No survivors. —Jaimee Bogard-LaMar; Big zombie eats eyeballs. City blind. —Elisha Branch.

When: Monday, October 8, 2012; 4 – 5 pm 
Where: Capitol Drive Library, 3969 N. 74th St.

When: Monday, October 22, 2012 4-5:30 PM
Where: M.L. King Library, 310 W. Locust Street

Gratitude Poem or Letter. What are you thankful for? Write a thank you letter or poem to someone you appreciate and then craft it into a thank you card for them. (open to all ages)
When: Monday, November 5, 2012; 4 – 5 pm
Where: Capitol Drive Library, 3969 N. 74th St.

When: Monday, November 12, 2012; 5 – 6pm
Where: Center Street, 2727 W. Fond du Lac Ave. 
Milwaukee, WI 53210

Winter Haiku. What have you noticed about the season of winter? Write a Haiku poem filled with the sights, sounds, and smells of winter in Wisconsin.
When: December 3, 2012; 4 – 5 pm
Where: Capitol Drive Library, 3969 N. 74th St. 


When: December 10, 2012; 4 – 5 pm
Where: Villard Square, 5190 N. 35th St., Milwaukee, WI 53209

When: December 11, 2012; 4 – 5 pm 
Where: Forest Home, 1432 W. Forest Home Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53204

National Novel Writing Month at MPL. 5th-8th grade students are invited to come try their hand at writing a novel for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Join Write-A-Thon author, multiple NaNoWriMo winner, and Dream Keeper founder Rochelle Melander for a two-session workshop to get you ready to write a novel in November. Then, drop by the library for write-ins, writing sprints, and support for finishing your novel. All events will be held at Capitol Drive Library.
Writing Workshop
Tuesday, October 16, 2012; 4:30-5:30 PM 
Tuesday, October 23, 2012; 4:30-5:30 PM
Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 4:30-5:30 PM Celebration!

Writeins: Tuesday, November 6, 20; 4:30-5:30 PM

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Summer 2012: The Book of Me


The Book of Me
This summer, girls entering grades 5 or 6 are invited to join author and writing coach Rochelle Melander for a writing workshop at Villard Library in Milwaukee. During the three-session course, the students will write a book of poetry and essays about where they’ve come from, who they are, and what they dream about being and doing in the future. The young people will scrapbook their writing work to create a unique record of their lives. Check out the details at right for information on time and location! Can't wait to see you there!