In observance of National Poetry Month, Main Library hosted a Poetry Showcase on April 6th 2017.
There were laughter, tears, smiles and applause as members of the writing group Write Like You Mean It read their works aloud. In addition to original works, participants read poems by famous writers,...
The Independence Writers Group hosted a short story writing contest for adults that participate in any Charlotte Mecklenburg Library writing group. The theme was “A Different Kind of Hero”. This competition asked writers to consider their own answer to the following questions: Does the world need...
South County Regional Library's Adult Writing Group recently hosted a writing contest. Inspired By Memories offered area writers the opportunity to submit entries in the areas of flash fiction, poetry, and short story or first chapter of a novel/memoir. Writers submitted 21 entries across the three...
Write Like You Mean It, the weekly writing group at Main Library, recently hosted the Bittersweet Writing Competition. Entries were short fiction stories, 1000 words or less, on the theme “Bittersweet.”
The response was exciting. Judges were impressed by the quality of work and the variety of...
As Halloween creeps closer, why not try some spooky graphic novels to celebrate the season? Graphic novels are a great way to get started with the horror genre—they offer quick scares, stunning images, and fast-paced storylines. Best of all, there’s something for everyone. Whether you like...