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Teen Writing Workshop: Whipping Up a Great Story

2024-04-15 18:30:00 2024-04-15 20:00:00 America/New_York Teen Writing Workshop: Whipping Up a Great Story Join Ohio author JPC Allen for "Whipping Up a Great Story": Learn the basic ingredients for cooking up an effective story—complex characters, vivid settings, and plots that draw readers in. Strongsville Branch - Meeting Rooms A & B (130)

Monday, April 15
6:30pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-04-15 18:30:00 2024-04-15 20:00:00 America/New_York Teen Writing Workshop: Whipping Up a Great Story Join Ohio author JPC Allen for "Whipping Up a Great Story": Learn the basic ingredients for cooking up an effective story—complex characters, vivid settings, and plots that draw readers in. Strongsville Branch - Meeting Rooms A & B (130)

Strongsville Branch

Meeting Rooms A & B (130)

Join Ohio author JPC Allen for "Whipping Up a Great Story": Learn the basic ingredients for cooking up an effective story—complex characters, vivid settings, and plots that draw readers in.

How do you whip up a great story? Start with the best ingredients. YA mystery author JPC Allen will show teen writers how complex characters, vivid settings, gripping plots, and captivating themes can be mixed together to concoct stories readers will love. Through examples and writing prompts, teens have the chance to develop their own ingredients that will make their stories unique.

Sponsored by the Strongsville Friends of the Library

TAGS: | Writing | Teen Programs |

Strongsville Branch

[email protected]
Phone: 440-238-5530
Fax: 440-572-8685
Branch manager
Megan Barrett

Hours
We're closed Sunday May 26 due to Closed for Memorial Day weekend.
Mon, May 20 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, May 21 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, May 22 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, May 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, May 24 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, May 25 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sun, May 26 Closed
(Closed for Memorial Day weekend.)

About the branch

Grassroots library service in Strongsville dates back to 1881, when 400 books were located in the Town Hall. More than 120 years later, the Strongsville Branch of CCPL is home to the Kathleen Cochrane DePiero Recording Studio where visitors can make their own tracks, green screen videos, podcasts or audiobook recordings for free.

Upcoming events

Fri, May 24, 10:30am - 4:15pm
Call us at 216.749.9420 to make an appointment with one of our Digital Navigators at a CCPL branch.

Sat, May 25, 9:30am - 5:00pm
Stop by the children's desk during open hours to complete a scavenger hunt around the library for a small prize to celebrate National Scavenger Hunt Day!

Tue, May 28, 10:30am - 11:30am
Storytime Room (30)
Boost your toddler’s brain through play! Join us for a 5-week series for caregivers and children ages 1 to 3, connect with your kids and other families plus get answers about your growing child.
Registration is now closed

Tue, May 28, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Rooms A & B (130)
For Teens (grades 6-12): Learn the basics of sewing and make a fun project to take home!
This event is full

Mon, Jun 03, 10:00am - 10:20am
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books.

Mon, Jun 03, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Mon, Jun 03, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Conference Room (30)
For Teens (grades 6-12): Bring your own project and come hang out with other teens who also love to make things!

Tue, Jun 04, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Tue, Jun 04, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Tue, Jun 04, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Conference Room (30)
A book club for adults who love Children's and Teen books. The title for June's discussion is Sometime in Summer by Katrina Leno, 2022. Please call the branch to register.

Wed, Jun 05, 10:00am - 10:25am
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Wed, Jun 05, 11:30am - 11:55am
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Thu, Jun 06, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Conference Room (30)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Thu, Jun 06, 10:00am - 10:20am
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books.

Thu, Jun 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Rooms A & B (130)
Physician Louis Keppler, MD of NOMS Healthcare Orthopedics, will share information on Total Joint Replacements.

Thu, Jun 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for a STEAM storytime and activities!

Fri, Jun 07, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Conference Room (30)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Fri, Jun 07, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Storytime Room (30)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Mon, Jun 10, 10:00am - 10:20am
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books.

Mon, Jun 10, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Mon, Jun 10, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room B (65)
Step into the world of floral design and learn the techniques to achieve a beautiful arrangement.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 11, 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Rooms A & B (130)
Larry Lika, DO, Southwest General Orthopedics, will share options for Hip & Knee Arthritis.

Tue, Jun 11, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Tue, Jun 11, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Conference Room (30)
Join us for this free osteoporosis screening.

Tue, Jun 11, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Wed, Jun 12, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Meeting Rooms A & B (130)
The Library offers FREE tech training classes that cover digital literacy basics, Windows, Microsoft Office programs, digital imaging and cloud computing.

Wed, Jun 12, 10:00am - 10:25am
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Wed, Jun 12, 11:30am - 11:55am
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Wed, Jun 12, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Drop in to the TEEN AREA for a craft or quick tech demo. No registration required! (Grades 6-12)

Thu, Jun 13, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Conference Room (30)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Thu, Jun 13, 10:00am - 10:20am
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books.

Thu, Jun 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for a STEAM storytime and activities!

Fri, Jun 14, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Conference Room (30)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Fri, Jun 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Storytime Room (30)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.

Mon, Jun 17, 10:00am - 10:20am
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books.

Mon, Jun 17, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Tue, Jun 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Tue, Jun 18, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Tue, Jun 18, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Rooms A & B (130)
For Teens (grades 6-12): Learn about painting with watercolors and create your own masterpiece!
This event is full

Wed, Jun 19, 10:00am - 10:25am
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Wed, Jun 19, 11:30am - 11:55am
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Wed, Jun 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Conference Room (30)
Adult Book Discussion

Thu, Jun 20, 10:00am - 10:20am
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books.

Thu, Jun 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Storytime Room (30)
Join us as we help your child build kindergarten readiness skills in a program aligned to Ohio’s Early Childhood Standards. This session, we will focus on going off to school.
Registration opens Monday, June 3 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Storytime Room (30)
Join us for a STEAM storytime and activities!

Fri, Jun 21, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Meeting Rooms A & B (130)
Donate blood today. For more information or to make an appointment visit www.redcrossblood.org or call the American Red Cross at 800-RED-CROSS (800-733-2767).

Fri, Jun 21, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Storytime Room (30)
Drop in for reading, art, science, technology, engineering and math challenges. No registration required.