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Honoring Your Stories

A Writing Workshop

2018-04-12 09:30:00 2018-04-12 11:00:00 America/New_York Honoring Your Stories Our lives consist of millions of stories--ordinary and extraordinary. Learn to craft those stories into compelling personal narratives. Registration required. North Regional Library

Thursday, April 12
9:30am - 11:00am

Add to Calendar 2018-04-12 09:30:00 2018-04-12 11:00:00 America/New_York Honoring Your Stories Our lives consist of millions of stories--ordinary and extraordinary. Learn to craft those stories into compelling personal narratives. Registration required. North Regional Library

North Regional Library

North - Children's Programming Room

Our lives consist of millions of stories--ordinary and extraordinary. Learn to craft those stories into compelling personal narratives. Registration required.

Our lives consist of millions of stories, both ordinary and extraordinary. Learn to craft those stories into compelling personal narratives. Using creative prompts, this series will cover such topics as: getting started, voice, situation vs. story, and editing. Participants will have the opportunity to share their work in a supportive workshop setting and connect with a writing community. Please bring your preferred writing utensil for in-class exercises. Registration required.

AGE GROUP: | Senior Citizen | Adult |

EVENT TYPE: | Writing | Humanities |

TAGS: | |

North Regional Library

Phone: 919-560-0231
Location Manager:
Stephanie Fennell

Hours
Mon, Sep 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Sep 24 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Sep 25 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, Sep 26 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Sep 27 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Sep 28 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Sep 29 2:00PM to 6:00PM

About the branch

North Regional Library opened on January 30, 2007. This 25,000 square foot library features free wireless internet access, public meeting and study rooms, computer access, and more. 

Upcoming events

Tue, Sep 24, All day
North - Meeting Room - Full Room
One-Stop Early Voting for Municipal Primary

Tue, Sep 24, 10:30am - 12:30pm
North - Tutoring/Study Room #1
Get hooked on crochet with your neighbors at the morning Crochet Club!

Tue, Sep 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
North - Children's Programming Room
Join us for family storytime!

Tue, Sep 24, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
North - Tutoring/Study Room #1
Come beat your friends at video and board games!

Tue, Sep 24, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
North - Children's Programming Room
Molly and Monica will lead this bilingual book club with STEAM activities inspired by Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls and Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different. Registration required.

Wed, Sep 25, All day
North - Meeting Room - Full Room
One-Stop Early Voting for Municipal Primary

Wed, Sep 25, 10:00am - 11:00am
North - Tutoring/Study Room #2
Calling all fiction lovers! Join us one Wednesday each month for fun and lively discussions.

Wed, Sep 25, 10:00am - 11:00am
North - Tutoring/Study Room #1
Join us for a morning drop in for Coffee, Tea and Coloring. . Coloring Pages and pencils along with light refreshments and music.

Wed, Sep 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us for stories, songs, and movement!

Wed, Sep 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
North - Children's Programming Room
Join us for stories, songs, and movement!

Thu, Sep 26, All day
North - Meeting Room - Full Room
One-Stop Early Voting for Municipal Primary

Thu, Sep 26, 10:00am - 11:00am
North - Children's Programming Room
Join experts from Alliance Health to talk about bullying health and why it is important.

Thu, Sep 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
North - Children's Programming Room
Anyone can be a leader! Develop leadership skills with Duke University students through activities such as acting, public speaking, and open discussions.

Thu, Sep 26, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
North - Children's Programming Room
Come learn Spanish with Edd! Registration is required and you must come to all 10 sessions on Thursdays from 5-6pm. Edd is fluent in both English and Spanish and his students give him rave reviews.
This event is full

Thu, Sep 26, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
North - Tutoring/Study Room #2
Do you enjoy knitting? Join the knitting club! Bring a pair of size 8 bamboo needles and a skein of light-colored worsted weight yarn. New members of all experience levels welcome.

Fri, Sep 27, All day
North - Meeting Room - Full Room
One-Stop Early Voting for Municipal Primary

Canceled
Fri, Sep 27, 9:30am - 10:30am
Each class offers a well-rounded sequence of yoga stretches and breathing exercises at easy pace. This is a gentle yoga class that especially welcomes older students.

Fri, Sep 27, 11:00am - 11:30am
North - Children's Programming Room
Stories, music, and rhymes for babies birth – 24 months and their grown ups. Siblings are welcome!

Fri, Sep 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
North - Tutoring/Study Room #1
Come read, talk about books, and enjoy a snack!

Fri, Sep 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
North - Children's Programming Room
Let your builder's brain explore in our K-5 Lego Club! Join us to make your creation and if you want, have it displayed in the library until the next Lego Club date!

Sat, Sep 28, All day
North - Meeting Room - Full Room
One-Stop Early Voting for Municipal Primary

Sat, Sep 28, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
North - Children's Programming Room
Come learn and test your skills against other players. All ages and skill levels welcome. The North Durham Library Chess Club is an affiliate of the United States Chess Federation.

Sun, Sep 29, All day
North - Meeting Room - Full Room
One-Stop Early Voting for Municipal Primary

Mon, Sep 30, All day
North - Meeting Room - Full Room
One-Stop Early Voting for Municipal Primary

Mon, Sep 30, 9:00am - 11:00am
North - Tutoring/Study Room #2
Do you enjoy knitting? Join the knitting club! Bring a pair of size 8 bamboo needles and a skein of light-colored worsted weight yarn. New members of all experience levels welcome.

Mon, Sep 30, 10:30am - 11:00am
North - Children's Programming Room
Weekly Monday 10:30am crafts program. Expect to create toys, paintings, and other little masterpieces. Appropriate for varied ages!

Mon, Sep 30, 12:30pm - 4:30pm
North - Tutoring/Study Room #2
Enjoy an afternoon devoted to this ancient game of skill, strategy, and calculation- and a little luck! Players of all skill levels welcome.

Mon, Sep 30, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
North - Children's Programming Room
Grade School Masterminds meets every Monday at 4:30pm to offer after-school fun and educational programming. All K-5 students, siblings, and families welcome!

Mon, Sep 30, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
North - Tutoring/Study Room #1
Where teens make the difference in the education of elementary students.

Tue, Oct 01, All day
North - Meeting Room - Full Room
One-Stop Early Voting for Municipal Primary

Tue, Oct 01, All day
Test your Canva chops and design skills with this challenge! Sign up online to receive the challenge; entries are due by October 31. Canva swag and bragging rights to the winner!

Tue, Oct 01, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Breastfeeding support group

Tue, Oct 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
North - Children's Programming Room
Join us for family storytime!

Tue, Oct 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
North - Tutoring/Study Room #1
This is a special family storytime event that covers the topic of friendship across different races. It is a part of the Durham Reads Together series on the book "The Best of Enemies" by Davidson.

Tue, Oct 01, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
North - Tutoring/Study Room #1
Come beat your friends at video and board games!

Tue, Oct 01, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
North - Children's Programming Room
Molly and Monica will lead this bilingual book club with STEAM activities inspired by Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls and Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different. Registration required.

Tue, Oct 01, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
North - Children's Programming Room
It’s easy to get started on the ukulele. Just three lessons and you’ll be playing!
Registration is now closed

Wed, Oct 02, All day
North - Meeting Room - Full Room
One-Stop Early Voting for Municipal Primary

Wed, Oct 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
North - Children's Programming Room
Join us for stories, songs, and movement!

Thu, Oct 03, All day
North - Meeting Room - Full Room
One-Stop Early Voting for Municipal Primary

Thu, Oct 03, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for Homeschool Learning Lab Culture Days! This month we will be celebrating Turkey!

Thu, Oct 03, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
North - Children's Programming Room
Anyone can be a leader! Develop leadership skills with Duke University students through activities such as acting, public speaking, and open discussions.

Thu, Oct 03, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
North - Children's Programming Room
Come learn Spanish with Edd! Registration is required and you must come to all 10 sessions on Thursdays from 5-6pm. Edd is fluent in both English and Spanish and his students give him rave reviews.
This event is full

Thu, Oct 03, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
North - Tutoring/Study Room #2
Do you enjoy knitting? Join the knitting club! Bring a pair of size 8 bamboo needles and a skein of light-colored worsted weight yarn. New members of all experience levels welcome.

Fri, Oct 04, All day
North - Meeting Room - Full Room
One-Stop Early Voting for Municipal Primary

Canceled
Fri, Oct 04, 9:30am - 10:30am
Each class offers a well-rounded sequence of yoga stretches and breathing exercises at easy pace. This is a gentle yoga class that especially welcomes older students.

Fri, Oct 04, 11:00am - 11:30am
North - Children's Programming Room
Stories, music, and rhymes for babies birth – 24 months and their grown ups. Siblings are welcome!

Fri, Oct 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
North - Children's Programming Room
Let your builder's brain explore in our K-5 Lego Club! Join us to make your creation and if you want, have it displayed in the library until the next Lego Club date!

Sat, Oct 05, All day
North - Meeting Room - Full Room
Room Held for BoE

Sat, Oct 05, 10:00am - 12:00pm
North - Tutoring/Study Room #2
Join fellow writers at North Regional Library to share ideas, destroy the writer's block, or just have a nice quiet place to get some writing done!

Sat, Oct 05, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
North - Children's Programming Room
Age backwards by learning the basics of treating your skin. Using pure products and beneficial concepts you will enjoy the process.

Sat, Oct 05, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
North - Children's Programming Room
Join us for Beyblade Club!

Sat, Oct 05, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
North - Tutoring/Study Room #1
Come learn and test your skills against other players. All ages and skill levels welcome. The North Durham Library Chess Club is an affiliate of the United States Chess Federation.

Sun, Oct 06, All day
North - Meeting Room - Full Room
Room Held for BoE

Sun, Oct 06, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
North - Children's Programming Room
Adventurer’s League (AL) is the official organized play for 5th Edition D&D. Teens ages 12-18 are welcome to join us.
This event is full

Sun, Oct 06, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
North - Tutoring/Study Room #1
Join us for an afternoon tasting Apple and Pumpkin Desserts. Easy delicious recipes that will get you excited about Fall.

Mon, Oct 07, All day
North - Meeting Room - Full Room
Room Held for BoE

Mon, Oct 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
North - Children's Programming Room
Weekly Monday 10:30am crafts program. Expect to create toys, paintings, and other little masterpieces. Appropriate for varied ages!

Mon, Oct 07, 12:30pm - 4:30pm
North - Children's Programming Room
Enjoy an afternoon devoted to this ancient game of skill, strategy, and calculation- and a little luck! Players of all skill levels welcome.

Mon, Oct 07, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
North - Tutoring/Study Room #1
Grade School Masterminds meets every Monday at 4:30pm to offer after-school fun and educational programming. All K-5 students, siblings, and families welcome!

Mon, Oct 07, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
North - Children's Programming Room
Where teens make the difference in the education of elementary students.

Tue, Oct 08, All day
North - Meeting Room - Full Room
Election Day: October Municipal Primary

Tue, Oct 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
North - Children's Programming Room
Join us for family storytime!

Tue, Oct 08, 10:30am - 12:30pm
North - Tutoring/Study Room #1
Get hooked on crochet with your neighbors at the morning Crochet Club!

Tue, Oct 08, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
North - Tutoring/Study Room #1
Come beat your friends at video and board games!

Tue, Oct 08, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
North - Children's Programming Room
Molly and Monica will lead this bilingual book club with STEAM activities inspired by Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls and Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different. Registration required.

Tue, Oct 08, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
North - Tutoring/Study Room #2
The fold's the thing! Origami enthusiasts of North Durham are invited to a monthly folding event on the second Tuesday of every month.  

Tue, Oct 08, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
North - Children's Programming Room
It’s easy to get started on the ukulele. Just three lessons and you’ll be playing!
This event is full

Wed, Oct 09, All day
North - Meeting Room - Full Room
BoE Take Down (One-stop)

Wed, Oct 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
North - Children's Programming Room
Join us for stories, songs, and movement!

Thu, Oct 10, All day
North - Meeting Room - Full Room
BoE Take Down (One-stop)

Thu, Oct 10, 10:00am - 11:00am
North - Children's Programming Room
Come enjoy a science lesson with Ms. Ferris!

Thu, Oct 10, 10:00am - 11:00am
North - Tutoring/Study Room #1
Adults are invited to drop in for Coffee, Tea, and Coloring. Basic Coloring Pages and colored pencils along with light refreshments and music. You may bring your own coloring materials.

Thu, Oct 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
North - Children's Programming Room
Anyone can be a leader! Develop leadership skills with Duke University students through activities such as acting, public speaking, and open discussions.

Thu, Oct 10, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
North - Children's Programming Room
Come learn Spanish with Edd! Registration is required and you must come to all 10 sessions on Thursdays from 5-6pm. Edd is fluent in both English and Spanish and his students give him rave reviews.
This event is full

Thu, Oct 10, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
North - Tutoring/Study Room #2
Do you enjoy knitting? Join the knitting club! Bring a pair of size 8 bamboo needles and a skein of light-colored worsted weight yarn. New members of all experience levels welcome.

Canceled
Fri, Oct 11, 9:30am - 10:30am
Each class offers a well-rounded sequence of yoga stretches and breathing exercises at easy pace. This is a gentle yoga class that especially welcomes older students.

Fri, Oct 11, 11:00am - 11:30am
North - Children's Programming Room
Stories, music, and rhymes for babies birth – 24 months and their grown ups. Siblings are welcome!

Sat, Oct 12, 10:30am - 12:00pm
North - Tutoring/Study Room #1
Learn the basics of machine sewing with this project-based class. All materials provided, no experience necessary. Space is limited. Registration required.
This event is full

Sat, Oct 12, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
North - Meeting Room - Full Room
Come learn and test your skills against other players. All ages and skill levels welcome. The North Durham Library Chess Club is an affiliate of the United States Chess Federation.

Canceled
Sat, Oct 12, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Try new arts and crafts with these hands-on workshops. In October, we’ll paint flower pots; in November, we’ll be making spa gifts; and in December we’ll be needle-felting. Registration is required.

Mon, Oct 14, All day
North - Meeting Room - Full Room
BoE Room Set-up for November Municipal Election Early Voting

Mon, Oct 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
North - Children's Programming Room
Weekly Monday 10:30am crafts program. Expect to create toys, paintings, and other little masterpieces. Appropriate for varied ages!

Mon, Oct 14, 12:30pm - 4:30pm
North - Children's Programming Room
Enjoy an afternoon devoted to this ancient game of skill, strategy, and calculation- and a little luck! Players of all skill levels welcome.

Mon, Oct 14, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
North - Tutoring/Study Room #1
Grade School Masterminds meets every Monday at 4:30pm to offer after-school fun and educational programming. All K-5 students, siblings, and families welcome!

Mon, Oct 14, 5:00pm - 6:50pm
Where teens make the difference in the education of elementary students.

Mon, Oct 14, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
North - Children's Programming Room
The Mystery Book Club is discussing mysteries set in Australia this fall. We’ll discuss The Dry in October, Scrublands in November, and Crimson Lake in December.

Tue, Oct 15, All day
North - Meeting Room - Full Room
BoE Room Set-up for November Municipal Election Early Voting

Tue, Oct 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Breastfeeding support group

Tue, Oct 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
North - Children's Programming Room
Join us for family storytime!

Tue, Oct 15, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
North - Tutoring/Study Room #1
Come beat your friends at video and board games!

Tue, Oct 15, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
North - Children's Programming Room
Molly and Monica will lead this bilingual book club with STEAM activities inspired by Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls and Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different. Registration required.

Tue, Oct 15, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
North - Children's Programming Room
It’s easy to get started on the ukulele. Just three lessons and you’ll be playing!
This event is full

Tue, Oct 15, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
North - Tutoring/Study Room #2
Durham, North Carolina is the setting for October and November books.

Wed, Oct 16, All day
North - Meeting Room - Full Room
One-Stop Early Voting for November Municipal Election

Wed, Oct 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
North - Children's Programming Room
Join us for stories, songs, and movement!

Wed, Oct 16, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
North - Children's Programming Room
Whether you're always browsing the cookbook aisle or just want to try something new in the kitchen, this fun and tasty program is for you!

Thu, Oct 17, All day
North - Meeting Room - Full Room
One-Stop Early Voting for November Municipal Election

Thu, Oct 17, 10:00am - 11:00am
North - Children's Programming Room
Who doesn't love scary stories and s'mores? Participants can make up their own scary story or read from provided books. After storytelling, we'll enjoy s'mores!

Thu, Oct 17, 10:00am - 11:25am
North - Tutoring/Study Room #2
Come to North Regional for a morning get together to build with Lego, no matter what their skill-level is. The group has its own stock of LEGO bricks and kits, so no need to bring your own.

Thu, Oct 17, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
North - Children's Programming Room
Anyone can be a leader! Develop leadership skills with Duke University students through activities such as acting, public speaking, and open discussions.

Thu, Oct 17, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
North - Children's Programming Room
Come learn Spanish with Edd! Registration is required and you must come to all 10 sessions on Thursdays from 5-6pm. Edd is fluent in both English and Spanish and his students give him rave reviews.
This event is full

Thu, Oct 17, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
North - Tutoring/Study Room #2
Do you enjoy knitting? Join the knitting club! Bring a pair of size 8 bamboo needles and a skein of light-colored worsted weight yarn. New members of all experience levels welcome.

Fri, Oct 18, All day
North - Meeting Room - Full Room
One-Stop Early Voting for November Municipal Election

Canceled
Fri, Oct 18, 9:30am - 10:30am
Each class offers a well-rounded sequence of yoga stretches and breathing exercises at easy pace. This is a gentle yoga class that especially welcomes older students.

Fri, Oct 18, 11:00am - 11:30am
North - Children's Programming Room
Stories, music, and rhymes for babies birth – 24 months and their grown ups. Siblings are welcome!

Fri, Oct 18, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
North - Tutoring/Study Room #1
Come read, talk about books, and enjoy a snack!

Fri, Oct 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
North - Children's Programming Room
Let your builder's brain explore in our K-5 Lego Club! Join us to make your creation and if you want, have it displayed in the library until the next Lego Club date!

Sat, Oct 19, All day
North - Meeting Room - Full Room
One-Stop Early Voting for November Municipal Election

Sat, Oct 19, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
North - Children's Programming Room
Come learn and test your skills against other players. All ages and skill levels welcome. The North Durham Library Chess Club is an affiliate of the United States Chess Federation.

Sun, Oct 20, All day
North - Meeting Room - Full Room
One-Stop Early Voting for November Municipal Election

Sun, Oct 20, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
North - Children's Programming Room
Adventurer’s League (AL) is the official organized play for 5th Edition D&D. Teens ages 12-18 are welcome to join us.

Mon, Oct 21, All day
North - Meeting Room - Full Room
One-Stop Early Voting for November Municipal Election

Mon, Oct 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
North - Children's Programming Room
Weekly Monday 10:30am crafts program. Expect to create toys, paintings, and other little masterpieces. Appropriate for varied ages!

Mon, Oct 21, 12:30pm - 4:30pm
North - Tutoring/Study Room #2
Enjoy an afternoon devoted to this ancient game of skill, strategy, and calculation- and a little luck! Players of all skill levels welcome.

Mon, Oct 21, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
North - Tutoring/Study Room #1
Grade School Masterminds meets every Monday at 4:30pm to offer after-school fun and educational programming. All K-5 students, siblings, and families welcome!

Mon, Oct 21, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
North - Children's Programming Room
Where teens make the difference in the education of elementary students.

Tue, Oct 22, All day
North - Meeting Room - Full Room
One-Stop Early Voting for November Municipal Election

Tue, Oct 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
North - Children's Programming Room
Join us for family storytime!

Tue, Oct 22, 10:30am - 12:30pm
North - Tutoring/Study Room #1
Get hooked on crochet with your neighbors at the morning Crochet Club!

Tue, Oct 22, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
North - Tutoring/Study Room #1
Come beat your friends at video and board games!

Tue, Oct 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
North - Children's Programming Room
Molly and Monica will lead this bilingual book club with STEAM activities inspired by Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls and Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different. Registration required.

Wed, Oct 23, All day
North - Meeting Room - Full Room
One-Stop Early Voting for November Municipal Election

Wed, Oct 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
North - Children's Programming Room
Calling all fiction lovers! Join us one Wednesday each month for fun and lively discussions.

Thu, Oct 24, All day
North - Meeting Room - Full Room
One-Stop Early Voting for November Municipal Election

Thu, Oct 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
North - Children's Programming Room
Join experts from Alliance Health to talk about bullying/mental health and why it is important.

Thu, Oct 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
North - Children's Programming Room
Anyone can be a leader! Develop leadership skills with Duke University students through activities such as acting, public speaking, and open discussions.

Thu, Oct 24, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
North - Tutoring/Study Room #2
Come learn Spanish with Edd! Registration is required and you must come to all 10 sessions on Thursdays from 5-6pm. Edd is fluent in both English and Spanish and his students give him rave reviews.
This event is full

Thu, Oct 24, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
North - Children's Programming Room
An ongoing series with cheesemonger, Josh Collier

Thu, Oct 24, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Do you enjoy knitting? Join the knitting club! Bring a pair of size 8 bamboo needles and a skein of light-colored worsted weight yarn. New members of all experience levels welcome.

Thu, Oct 24, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
North - Tutoring/Study Room #1
Ever wonder if taking a gap year is right for you? Come meet Katherine Stievater, a Gap Year Advisor, to learn about ways to spend a year between high school and college.