Are you suffering from Cabin Fever? You know the feeling of being cooped up for far too long and you just need to GO...like ANYWHERE? We've all been there! Even though you can't travel (*ahem, restrictions*), we've searched the world over to find you the best travel stories. Be prepared discover the Big Wide Unknown! Adventure (and maybe a little romance) awaits!
#READ: The Girl From Everywhere by Heidi Heilig
#LISTEN: Playing for Change: Songs Around the World
#EXPLORE: Nellie Bly Around the World in 72 Days
The famous novel, Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne, was the inspiration for Nellie Bly's journey. In fact, she met up with the author on Day 9 of her trip and discussed the differences between her planned itinerary to the journey of Verne's fictional character. Discover what else Nellie did on her trip around the world using the link above to the Heinz History Center's outline of her journey.
Do you love language? Know what it feels like to breathe life into a character by putting pen to paper? Be empowered through storytelling, all while building writing skills. Explore your imagination through creative, hands-on writing activities and games. (For ages 12 – 17)
The month of March offers lots of reasons to celebrate writers. It’s National Women’s History Month, National Irish American Heritage Month, there’s a Write Your Story Day, and even a Tolkien Reading Day! WriterLab offers a supportive, collaborative environment where we can celebrate all things writing related together.
THEME: Women’s History – Nellie Bly
FEATURED BOOK: The Truth Lies Here by Lindsey Klingele
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 – 5:00 PM