Ryan Estrada is an author and an adventurer who has spent 8 years traveling the world. He has lived and visited over a dozen countries and his work is heavily inspired by his experiences and the cultures and people that he has met in his travels. Ryan will join us from his home in South Korea to tell us all about these experiences and how he creates his work!
Have you ever wanted to tell your life story, but thought it wasn’t exciting enough? Are you trying to write your first novel but don’t know where to find a plot? An autobiographical novel might be the place to start? Join us for this workshop to learn how to use real things that have happened to you in fun, fictional ways!
Launched in 1982, Banned Books Week has become the official annual celebration of the freedom to read. Typically held the last week of September, it brings together librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and readers of all types in shared support of free and open access to information.
National Hispanic Heritage Month highlights the histories, cultures and contributions of Americans who have Spanish and Latin American ancestry. Whether you’re celebrating your family’s heritage or hoping to learn more about people from other cultures, stories are a great way to explore what connects us and what makes each culture unique.