Adults

Mother Goose Program

 

Mother GooseOn the Loose, It's Mother Goose. Join local storyteller Sandy Liesner, as she reads aloud nursery rhymes from the Mother Goose storybook. Various children will get a chance to act out the stories and pretend to be a character.

This program will be great for the preschool age as some will be asked to perform and speak in front of the group. No registration is necessary.

FSPL Adult Reading Group

Date: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Join others in your community as we discuss:

Springboro Library Branch
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Renovate the rhythm of your life to create a healthier, happier you!  Forget superficial fixes like fad diets or shopping sprees and instead learn how implementing simple daily habits can improve your quality of life.  As you read this practical guide to happiness, you will come to see that the confidence, vitality, and joy that you deserve are just a habit away!

Contact the library to reserve a copy.

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Fall Writers Workshop - Memoirs

Date: 
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Chapters From the Farmhouse Journal...

During the first days of living in my rented farmhouse, I was sitting on the front porch with a friend who had come to help unpack.  We were taking a lunch break.  Over the chicken salad and fruit, I told her the remarkable story of how I had come to find this house, and of the other synchronicities contained in these pages.  Her response was: "Laura, you need to write this down.  Other people need to hear this; it will give encouragement and inspiration."

Join Laura Landers as she guides the class through the development and self-discovery of memoir writing. Laura currently resides in Northern Kentucky, in the farmhouse featured in her book, at the end of a gravel lane surrounded by fields and woods. She is an author with Women Writing 4(a) Change and a self-employed massage therapist.

Ages 16 and up.  Bring paper and pen/pencil. Program is free. Reservations required by calling 937-748-3200.

Local History - Wright House B&B

Learn about the fascinating history of Springboro, its founder Jonathan Wright, the Quakers, and the Underground Railroad 

 

Springboro Branch

September 9 at 7:00 p.m.

Program is free and open to all ages.  Seating is on a first come basis.

 

Join the current owner of the Wright House Bed and Breakfast, Sterling Gardner, as he discusses the history of Springboro and Jonathan Wright.  The Jonathan Wright House was built for the founder of Springboro in 1815 and is the oldest home in Springboro.  The home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a documented Underground Railroad site with one of the most authentic slave hiding places in the state of Ohio.

Fall Writers Workshop - Publishing

Date: 
Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

How to Publish Your Work: A Workshop on Traditional Publishing, Self-Publishing, and Everything in Between

Before answering "how," it's important to ask why: why do we publish?  Kelsey Swindler of Orange Frazer Press will discuss the role of the book publishing industry, the "why" behind the printed page, and the many routes available to today's writers.  This will be an open and collaborative workshop, with time devoted to overviews of traditional and alternative publishing routes, questions, and conversation.  Whether you are still crafting your memoir in your mind, scribbling poems on dinner napkins, or have a two-hundred-page manuscript waiting on your bedside table, you will leave with the knowledge and resources to approach any publishing scenario with confidence.

Kelsey Swindler is the marketing and business development lead at Orange Frazer Press in Wilmington, Ohio.  She received her B.A. in English Lit from Wittenberg University and a certificate in publishing from the Publishing Institute at the University of Denver.  She loves her hardcovers and e-books equally and keeps a watchful eye on the publishing industry.  Kelsey blogs about book publishing at orangefrazercustombooks.com/blog and tweets about the book industry (and her favorite veggie recipes) at @kelseyswindler.

Ages 16 & up.  Bring paper and pen/pencil. Program is free.  Reservations required by calling 937-748-3200.

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