Mal Peet, award-winning author of Tamar, Exposure, and Life: An Unexploded Diagram is in Wellington this month, and he’ll be the guest star at a free, one-off workshop at the central library. The details are:
Sunday 16 June, 1 to 4pm
Wellington Central Library
To register, email email@example.com
“Most of us learn to write by stealing from other writers. This event is an invitation to aspiring writers to do some serious shoplifting.” (Mal Peet)
BreakOut – Scholarships and Grants FREE SEMINAR
Do you need money to study, research, or for your personal and professional development?
The Funding Information Service is holding a free BreakOut presentation in Wellington Central Library (ground floor, in the teen area). The seminar will show you how to find the best scholarships and grants for you.
BreakOut lists information on over 3800 scholarships and grants for students, professionals, researchers, sports people, and artists and Wellington City Libraries provides free public access to BreakOut.
Wednesday 10 April 2013
4-5pm, Wellington Central Library, 65 Victoria Street
No RSVP required. Just show up! (Can’t make it? Visit the Funding Information Service for info about BreakOut)
The writer of the enormously popular Inheritance books is going to be in town on Thursday June the 28th!
Tickets for the event will cost $5.00 (bargain!) and will be sold through the Children’s Bookshop in Kilbirnie, but you can register your interest now if you’re keen: just email them – you can find their contact details and more information on their website right here.
Also, if you haven’t yet read Inheritance (the final book in the series) and you’ve been waiting for the reserve queue at the library to calm down, now’s your chance!
Mr Paolini is also tweeting about his book touring adventures, and other interesting stuff.
You, your mates and zombies, Glee, prizes, gloating rights, free food.
Friday 2nd September at the Wellington Central Library.
Open for teams of 13 to 18 year olds (min 2 – max 4).
Places are limited, be quick about it.
This has nearly sold out; only a few places left. Hurry, hurry.
Dets: Saturday 13th August, 10-12pm, Wellington Central Library (mezzanine room, near Clarkes Cafe), $30.
To book: 04 387 3905 or firstname.lastname@example.org
You, your mates and zombies, Glee, prizes, gloating rights, free food, brains! Wait, what…?
Okay, there might not be brains, but eveything else will be there. Pull a team of Glee and Zombie experts together and get ready for the Zombies Vs. Gleeks Trivia Night.
Open for teams of 13 to 18 year olds (min 2 – max 4), the Zombies Vs. Gleeks Teen Trivia Night will be at the Wellington Central Library on September 2nd at 6.30pm. Registrations open soon and places will be limited so get your team ready to go and start planning your costumes.
Wellington City Libraries, The Children’s Bookshop and MacMillan Publishers announce
A Writing Master Class for Teenagers with John Marsden.
Best-selling Australian author and teacher John Marsden (author of the Tomorrow when the War Began series) will be presenting a writing class for young writers as a fund raiser for Christchurch.
Saturday 13th August 10am to 12pm, Wellington City Library, Victoria St. (Mezzanine Floor), for 13-18yr olds.
Cost $30 -at the request of John Marsden all proceeds will go to the Red Cross Christchurch Earthquake Appeal.
Strictly limited to the first 30 people on a first come/first served basis- to book please contact the Children’s Bookshop, Shop 26, Kilbirnie Plaza, Kilbirnie, Wellington.
t: 04 3873905
f: 04 3873288
Fancy yourself as a bit of a writer?
Register now for a place at the Creative Writing Workshop, places are limited, so be quick about it.
28th July at Karori Library, 10 am – 3 pm, $40. Email email@example.com to book. For 13-18 year olds.