Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

Sunday, October 30, 2016 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Join us for a creative writing workshop for 7-12th graders. Students will enjoy reading published models, doing writing exercises, and mingling with other teen writers. This workshop will focus on fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. Come with a notebook, pen, and ideas for scenes. This workshop is a great way to get the creative juices flowing for NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) in November. Led by published author, Loyola English professor, and former Downers Grove resident, Nadine Kenney Johnstone.

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lpitrak@dglibrary.org
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Meet Brownie Wise: The Original Tupperware Party Lady

Thursday, November 3, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Earl Tupper invented Tupperware, but single mother Brownie Wise made his plastic ware a household name in the 1950s. Actress and historian Leslie Goddard portrays Brownie Wise as she shares the story how she convinced Earl Tupper to sell his food containers only through home parties. Learn how her pioneering sales approach transformed Tupperware into a multi-million-dollar business.

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mdoornbos@dglibrary.org
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Nonfiction Book Discussion

Monday, November 7, 2016 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
We will meet to discuss No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War Through Afghan Eyes
by Anand Gopal. Books are available at the Ask Us Desk one month before each discussion. Registration is not required.

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askus@dglibrary.org
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Posting Is Forever

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Privacy Online? Not so much!--especially now with the new Facial Recognition software. This session will explore current online privacy and digital image issues for both you and kids/teens. We'll take a look at how technology is changing, and explore some techniques for protecting your information and for creating an effective online image (digital footprint).

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mwinieck@yahoo.com
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