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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, Nov 30 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Dec 01 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Dec 02 Closed
Thu, Dec 03 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Dec 04 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Dec 05 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Dec 06 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

Sun, Nov 29, 3:00pm - 3:15pm
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Mon, Nov 30, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Tue, Dec 01, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Tue, Dec 01, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Wed, Dec 02, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Wed, Dec 02, 11:45am - 12:30pm

Wed, Dec 02, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Thu, Dec 03, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Thu, Dec 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Fri, Dec 04, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Sat, Dec 05, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Sun, Dec 06, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Mon, Dec 07, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Mon, Dec 07, 2:00pm - 2:30pm

Tue, Dec 08, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Tue, Dec 08, 12:00pm - 12:30pm

Wed, Dec 09, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Wed, Dec 09, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Thu, Dec 10, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Fri, Dec 11, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Sat, Dec 12, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Sun, Dec 13, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Mon, Dec 14, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Tue, Dec 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Wed, Dec 16, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Wed, Dec 16, 11:00am - 11:30am

Wed, Dec 16, 7:00pm - 7:30pm

Thu, Dec 17, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Fri, Dec 18, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Sat, Dec 19, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Sun, Dec 20, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Mon, Dec 21, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Tue, Dec 22, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Wed, Dec 23, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Fri, Dec 25, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Sat, Dec 26, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Sun, Dec 27, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Mon, Dec 28, 10:30am - 10:45am
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Tue, Dec 29, 10:30am - 10:45am
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