Take part in our first annual adult short story writing contest. Prizes awarded for ages 19 & up. Follow submission guidelines at library.loudoun.gov/adultshortstorycontest Submit your entry: June 10-August 5, at: email@example.com For adults. The writing contest finale will be held at Rust Library on Saturday, September 21, 7:00 pm (after hours).
Attend the 3rd Annual Writers' Conference on June 15 at Gum Spring Library or try any of our writing workshops:
Write On! Writing Workshops for Adults presented by author and writing coach David Hazard: Saturday, June 1, 3:00 pm: Rust Library Wednesday, June 5, 7:00 pm: Cascades Library Tuesday, June 11, 7:00 pm: Purcellville Library Wednesday, June 19, 7:00 pm: Gum Spring Library Saturday, June 22, 2:00 pm: Lovettsville Library Saturday, June 29, 3:00 pm: Ashburn Library Saturday, July 13, 2:00 pm: Sterling Library Saturday, July 20, 2:00 pm: Middleburg Library
Write On! Adult Writing Workshops presented by professor and adjunct lecturer Victor Kryston (Registration required) Tuesdays, June 25, July 2 & July 9, 7:00-9:00 pm: Rust Library Tuesdays, July 16, 23, & 30, 7:00-9:00 pm: Cascades Library
Write On! Writing Short Stories with Bobbi Carducci Tuesday, July 16, 7:00 pm: Purcellville Library
Write On! Adult Writing Workshop presented by author Kevin Summers Wednesday, July 17, 7:00 pm: Gum Spring Library
Starting June 17, visit the Information Desk to sign-up for English for Speakers of Other Languages tutoring during July and August. ESOL learners will be partnered with a volunteer for a 1-hour session each week for 2 months. For adults.
Elizabeth Preston, Library Archives Specialist, will introduce users to visual collections at Thomas Balch Library. Types of images available, how they may be accessed and their use in historical and genealogical research will be discussed.