River Styx Creative Writing Workshops
We are excited to announce a new series of creative writing workshops from River Styx at the Brentwood Public Library! The eight week sesson will be on Sundays from 1-3 pm beginning 3/19 and running until 5/14 (no workshop on 4/16 due to Easter). The session will cost $115. Follow the link now to reserve your spot.
The Creative Writing Workshop is for poetry, fiction, and non-fiction writers alike. In-class exercises will explore poetry concepts such as rhythm and voice; fiction concepts such as point-of-view and magical realism; and non-fiction concepts such as the braided essay. Readings will include work from George Saunders, Dana Levin, Edward McPherson, Adrian Matejka, and Joyce Carol Oates.
Welcome to Your Makerspace!
Kids and Teens are invited to come in every Tuesday after school to explore low-tech and high-tech gizmos and create their own projects using STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math).
- Big Ideas Club (grade school kids): Every Tuesday, 3-4 p.m.
- Innovative Teens Club (middle and high school kids): Every Tuesday, 4-5 p.m.
Stay tuned for additional STEM programs and events offered throughout the school year! This project is supported in part by a federal by the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Missouri State Library.
Recent Book Reviews
My Beloved Brontosaurus: On the Road with Old Bones, New Science, and Our Favorite Dinosaurs by Brian Switek
Last November, the library hosted a Paleo Preschool program with the St. Louis Science Center, before which I had a conversation with the scientist...
News of the World: a novel, by Paulette Jiles
News of the World has been a really popular book, and after reading it, I can see why. Paulette Jiles did meticulous research in order to take...
The Throwback Special by Chris Bachelder
Every year a group of men convene in a middle tier hotel in an unnamed town to recreate the famous football play that resulted in Giants player Joe...
|Baby and Toddler Storytime - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 9:30am - 9:45am|
|Preschool Storytime - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 10:30am - 11:00am|
|Big Ideas Club - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm|
|Innovative Teens Club - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm|
|Brentwood Bookworms: The Junction of Sunshine and Lucky by Holly Schindler - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm|
|PAWS for Reading - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm|
|Kids Craft: Rainbow Weaving - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm|
|Knitting by the Books - Mon, 02/27/2017 - 11:00am - 12:00pm|
|Baby and Toddler Storytime - Tue, 02/28/2017 - 9:30am - 9:45am|
|Preschool Storytime - Tue, 02/28/2017 - 10:30am - 11:00am|