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Book Notes: Writing contest, workshop offered

Saturday, January 19, 2013 - 12:01 am

Writing contest, workshops

The Faculty Writer's Group at Ivy Tech Community College Northeast is sponsoring a writing contest to benefit Three Rivers Institute of Afrikan Art & Culture (TRIAAC).

To help contestants, the writer's group will hold writing workshops Feb. 16 at Faith United Methodist Church, 207 E. DeWald St. Cost is $25. Participation in workshops is not required for entering the creative writing contest. Contest entry deadline is March 1.

Contest entry fee is $10 for adults and $5 for children.

Download a contest entry form and registration form for the creative writing workshops under the Spotlight tab on TRIAAC's website: http://triaac.org.

Contact Dodie Miller at 425-0586 or email miller_dodie@hotmail.com for more information.

Adult book group

The adult book group meets at 2 p.m. Jan. 30 at Aboite branch library, 5630 Coventry Lane.

Adult book group

The “Classics” adult book group meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Dupont branch library, 536 E. Dupont Road. “The Woman in White” by Wilkie Collins is this month's book.

Girls read

Girls, ages 6-12, can discuss what they're reading at 4 p.m. Jan. 28 at Tecumseh branch library, 1411 E. State Blvd.

Read for root beer

Kids discuss what they read and enjoy a root beer float, too, at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Pontiac branch library, 2215 S. Hanna St.

PAWS to read

Children can practice their reading skills by reading to friendly dogs that want to listen at these locations:

•6:30 p.m. Mondays at Aboite branch library, 5630 Coventry Lane.

•4 p.m. Mondays at Grabill branch library, 13521 State St., Grabill.

•6 p.m. Mondays at Little Turtle branch library, 2201 Sherman Blvd.

•5 p.m. Thursdays at Pontiac branch library, 2215 S. Hanna St.