Adults

Christmas Card Making

Friday, November 14, 2014 - 12:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Design handmade greeting cards with Anne Power. Join this fun and informative hands-on class. Anne will demonstrate and then students will try their hand at stamping and die cutting. Everyone will go home with two lovely greeting cards that they made themselves. All adults are welcome regardless of craft experience. $5 covers all supplies.

Registration required. Sign-up at the library or call 215-643-1320.

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Preparing for Retirement

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 7:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Marc Martinelli, MS Economics from St. Josephs University, CFP® and Adjunct Professor will explain the steps to prepare for retiring, handling financial decisions and the pros and cons of various strategies.  Mr. Martinelli and his family live in the Wissahickon School District where he volunteers as a coach.

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Writing for Publication

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 2:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Hands-on writing workshop with published, award-winning writer Janet Mason.

This class is about discovering what is unique about your story.  This is the most direct path to publication, and the most direct path to you! Designed both for writers who want to focus on traditional routes of  publication and for those who want to preserve their stories for posterity (via self-publishing). Find your unique viewpoint that you have to offer. In-class writing assignments including exercises in mining your raw material;  creating detailed concise prose -- either fact or fiction -- that brings the reader into the immediacy of your writing; how to assess the literary marketplace; find out what is written on your subject and what remains to be written; write a book outline/proposal; how to publish memoir and novel excerpts; how to contact agents, small presses and self-publishing options.

This series is 6 classes long: Wednesdays @ 2 PM. July 1 to August 12. NO CLASS July 15.

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Writing for Publication

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 2:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell

Hands-on writing workshop with published, award-winning writer Janet Mason.

This class is about discovering what is unique about your story.  This is the most direct path to publication, and the most direct path to you! Designed both for writers who want to focus on traditional routes of  publication and for those who want to preserve their stories for posterity (via self-publishing). Find your unique viewpoint that you have to offer. In-class writing assignments including exercises in mining your raw material;  creating detailed concise prose -- either fact or fiction -- that brings the reader into the immediacy of your writing; how to assess the literary marketplace; find out what is written on your subject and what remains to be written; write a book outline/proposal; how to publish memoir and novel excerpts; how to contact agents, small presses and self-publishing options.

This series is 6 classes long: Wednesdays @ 2 PM. July 1 to August 12. NO CLASS July 15.

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