Programs and Events | Newberry

Programs and Events

The Newberry offers programming in the humanities for scholars, teachers, and the general public. Unless otherwise noted, events are free, and no reservations are required. Many of our programs are recorded, and you can listen to them on our website.

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E.g., 01/22/2018
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Led by Mary Wisniewski. Eight sessions, 6 - 7:30 pm.
A personal journal can be many things—a confessional, an historic record, as well as a practice field to try out new ideas and ways of writing. It’s also a way to maintain a sense of privacy and introspection in a chaotic, tweet-filled world.
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Led by Beatriz Gartler. Eight sessions, 10 am - noon.
Like any form of art, poetry requires practice. It needs curiosity, determination, a willingness to learn from others, and an open mind. In this workshop we will learn from published poets and each other.
Saturday, March 3, 2018, Saturday, April 7, 2018
Led by Esther Hershenhorn. One session, 9 am - 4 pm
Do you still want to realize your dream to write a children’s book someday? Anxious to learn what to do once you write it? This workshop introduces newcomers to today’s children’s book world…
Saturday, March 10, 2018
Led by Carol LaChapelle. One session, 10 am - 4 pm (1 hr lunch).
This workshop is offered for those interested in writing family stories—those real-life accounts of the important people, places, and events in their own and their family’s lives.
Saturday, March 3, 2018, Saturday, April 7, 2018
Led by Esther Hershenhorn. One session, 9 am - 4 pm
Do you still want to realize your dream to write a children’s book someday? Anxious to learn what to do once you write it? This workshop introduces newcomers to today’s children’s book world…