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October 24, 2013

Get ready for NaNoWriMo

Join Del Nelson and members of the Quad-Cities Fly Fishing Association today at 6 p.m. for a Fly Tying class to teach you how to tie your own flies.

Class size is limited to 10 people so please call the library to register. This program is free and open to the public.

Trunk or Treat on the block

On Friday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. bring your kids to “the Block” for a safe one stop trick or treating activity which coincides with the downtown business trick or treat night.

The Felix Adler Children’s Discovery Center, the Clinton Public Library and the YWCA have joined together to form “the Block” in order to serve the families of Clinton. Trick or Treat from car to car through the large Discovery Center parking lot where all three neighbor buildings have teamed up to hand out free candy. If you would like to decorate your car and trunk to participate, please sign up at the children’s desk on the second floor of the library.

Haunted in the Stacks

Who ain’t afraid of no ghosts? The Quantum Psi Group of Cedar Rapids.

Come to the library for this entertaining program about ghost hunting, haunted Clinton and more on Saturday at 1 p.m. at the main branch of the library. This fun Halloween program is open to all ages.

Write Your Romance

Love is in the air as the library hosts “Write Your Romance” on Monday at 6 p.m. This fun evening will be taught by “The Stiletto Girls,” authors Maggie Rivers and C. Deanne Rowe. Deanne has plenty of experience with National Novel Writing Month and can answer any prep questions you have.

Maggie and Deanne will teach the basics of story dynamics including where to get story ideas, creating character archetypes, determining the central story question, and how to use a conflict diagram.

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