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Elementary, My Dear Writer: Workshop

2019-05-23 18:00:00 2019-05-23 20:00:00 America/Chicago Elementary, My Dear Writer: Workshop In this beginners workshop, we will investigate mystery novel sub-genre trends, write from prompts, and solve the puzzle of how to thicken plot. Please bring your favorite writing gadgets. Merrillville

Thursday, May 23
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-05-23 18:00:00 2019-05-23 20:00:00 America/Chicago Elementary, My Dear Writer: Workshop In this beginners workshop, we will investigate mystery novel sub-genre trends, write from prompts, and solve the puzzle of how to thicken plot. Please bring your favorite writing gadgets. Merrillville

Merrillville

Meeting Room B

In this beginners workshop, we will investigate mystery novel sub-genre trends, write from prompts, and solve the puzzle of how to thicken plot. Please bring your favorite writing gadgets.

What has unraveled in the world of mystery novel writing since Sir Arthur Conan Doyle penned Sherlock? In this introductory-level workshop, we will investigate mystery novel sub-genre trends (cozy, thriller, traditional detective, etc.) today, write from prompts relating to main types, and solve the puzzle of how to thicken plot. A list of resources for further sleuthing will be provided. Please bring your favorite writing gadgets. (Deerstalker cap optional.)

Short Bio: Janine Harrison teaches creative writing at Calumet College of St. Joseph, freelances, and works as a teaching artist throughout Chicagoland. She wrote If We Were Birds. Her work has appeared in Veils, Halos, and Shackles: International Poetry on the Oppression and Empowerment of Women, A&U, Not Like the Rest of Us, The Wabash Watershed’s “Six Indiana Poets” feature, and other publications. She reads and reviews poetry for the Florida Review. Janine served as the 2017 Highland (IN) Poet Laureate and an Indiana Writers’ Consortium president. As a child, she was a member of the Trixie Belden Fan Club and devoured every Belden, Drew, Hitchcock, and Three-Minute Mystery book she could get her little hands on!

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Merrillville

Phone: 219-769-3541

Branch manager
Erika

Hours
Mon, May 03 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, May 04 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, May 05 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Thu, May 06 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, May 07 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, May 08 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, May 09 Closed

About the branch

The Merrillville branch library encompasses over 114,000 sq ft of electronic and print resources, and visual and musical collections. The library offers free WIFI, public internet computers, rooms for quiet study, and public meeting rooms. Our vast collections of Lake County history and genealogy sources make the Merrillville branch a popular destination for research by visitors from all around the country.

Merrillville branch has three fantastic floors of informational and recreational materials. The main floor contains our popular collection of new books, large-print material, magazines and newspapers, teen, anime, and an enormous selection of music and DVDs. Our Genealogy Room has numerous resources including microfilm of local newspapers, obituary indexes, and many other historical resources. Our Book Sale room, open during select hours Monday-Saturday, is full of unique finds. 

The Upper Level includes tables for quiet study, a tremendous reference collection, our “Indiana Room” for specialized Hoosier historical research, and our locally known statue “The Reader” by artist Hermann Gurfinkel.

The entire lower level houses our bright and airy Children's Department where children will find fun games, books, music and magazines to fulfill their reading pleasure as well as attend engaging kids’ programs. This is also where our public meeting rooms are located, where our library events and programs are held.

Upcoming events

Sat, May 08, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Sun, May 09, 3:00pm - 3:15pm
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Mon, May 10, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Mon, May 10, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Mon, May 10, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Tue, May 11, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Wed, May 12, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Wed, May 12, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Wed, May 12, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Zoom

Thu, May 13, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Thu, May 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Fri, May 14, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Sat, May 15, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Sun, May 16, 3:00pm - 3:15pm
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Mon, May 17, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Tue, May 18, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Tue, May 18, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room

Wed, May 19, 10:30am - 10:45am
bit.ly/LCPLstorytime

Wed, May 19, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Wed, May 19, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Wed, May 19, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Zoom

Thu, May 20, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Fri, May 21, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Sat, May 22, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Sun, May 23, 3:00pm - 3:15pm
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Mon, May 24, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Tue, May 25, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Wed, May 26, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Canceled
Wed, May 26, 11:00am - 11:30am

Wed, May 26, 11:00am - 12:15pm

Wed, May 26, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Zoom

Thu, May 27, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Thu, May 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Fri, May 28, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Sat, May 29, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Sun, May 30, 3:00pm - 3:15pm
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Tue, Jun 01, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Tue, Jun 01, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Wed, Jun 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Merrillville Zoom Room

Wed, Jun 02, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Thu, Jun 03, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Fri, Jun 04, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Sat, Jun 05, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Sat, Jun 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Zoom Room

Sun, Jun 06, 3:00pm - 3:15pm
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