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  • A rich setting can be like another character in a great book. If you're looking for tips to create your own vibrant settings, stop by the Writing Elements meeting this Thursday, June 5 at 6:30pm for writing prompts, exercises, and discussions about setting. Writing Elements is a series of programs that ...

    By Liz O.

  • Are you a writer? Singer? Stand-up comic? Showcase your talents at the APL’s Open Mic Night on Thursday, June 19 at 6:00pm. Whether you’re a performer or are just looking for something fun and free to do on a Thursday night, join us for a sample of Anderson's creative talent. All ...

    By Liz O.

  • From Holden Caulfield to Tyrion Lannister, memorable characters stick with us long after we've finished reading their stories. If you're looking for tips to make your own characters jump off the page, stop by the first Writing Elements meeting next Thursday, May 29 at 6:30pm for writing prompts, ...

    By Liz O.

  • Summer is just around the corner, and the warm weather brings with it APL's annual Summer Reading Program! This year the program will run from May 25 to July 25, with weekly prize drawings and a grand prize drawing at the end of the summer. Read anything you want -- beach reads, textbooks, magazines, ...

    By Liz O.

  • Join us for this open-house-style event with Star Wars games, crafts, and more that will be fun for the whole family! Get your picture taken with a Storm Trooper, and sign up early for summer reading to be entered in a drawing for a door prize. Costumes are encouraged but not required.

    By Liz O.

  • The theme for summer reading this year is Literary Elements, and we’re inviting all writers to explore the elements of a great story with us. Writing Elements is a new series that will meet Thursday evenings May 29, June 5, and June 12 at 6:30pm at MUGS Coffee & Tea, 3627 Nichol Avenue ...

    By Liz O.