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PostPosted: Fri Nov 20, 2015 4:08 pm 
The Silver City Public Library will be hosting two “write-ins” for National Novel Writing Month participants this November. They will be on Tuesday, November 17, 4:00-6:00pm, and Monday, November 30, 3:00-6:00pm. During National Novel Writing Month, also known as NaNoWriMo, writers worldwide challenge themselves to complete a 50,000-word first-draft novel. Participants can get support and learn more on the organization’s website, nanowrimo.org. In November 2014, 325,142 writers took on the NaNoWriMo challenge. Of those participants, 58,917 writers successfully completed a 50,000-word draft of a novel.

Writers ranging in age from high school through adulthood are invited to attend the write-ins at the library. Participants can bring laptops to work on their drafts, while sharing ideas and moral support. There will be food and drink available, and participants are welcome to bring a snack to share. Budding novelists will also have access to the library’s open wifi network.

The Southwest Festival of the Written Word is also sponsoring the NaNoWriMo write-ins. “The Festival and the library are always eager to support local writers,” said Lillian Galloway, programming and outreach librarian. “To that end, both of our organizations also sponsor Gilawriters, a writing group that meets at the library every Tuesday, 2:00-4:00pm.” For more information about Gilawriters, contact Trish Heck at 575-534-0207. For more information about the library’s NaNoWriMo write-ins, contact Lillian Galloway at 575-538-3672 or ref@silvercitymail.com. The Silver City Public Library is located at 515 W. College Avenue and is open Monday-Thursday 9:00am-6:00pm, Friday 10:00am-5:00pm, and Saturday 10:00am-2:00pm.


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Ecstatic Dance
Original Poetry and Music
Senior Olympics - Golf
Yang-style Tai Chi Chuan 9am
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Laughter Club at 12:15pm
Hapkido Class
New Hope Al-Anon Family Group
Beginning Tai Chi at Lotus Center
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Silver City Rotary Club Meeting
Hapkido Class
Compassionate Friends Gathering
Book Talk and Signing with E.J. Randolph
Wine & The Word @The Toad Brewery
ToSC Council Meeting- Agenda
Yang-style Tai Chi Chuan 9am
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Our Paws' Cause Thrift Store
Hapkido Class
Wednesday Evening Al-Anon Family Group Meeting
Insight Buddhist Meditation
Babytime: Sing & Play
Farmer's Market
Gin Rummy
Golf - Copper Country Senior Olympics
"The Aztec Sun Stone- La Piedra Del Sol"at the Bayard Public
AMP Concerts Presents Septeto Nacional
Silver City Sister Circle Worldwide New Moon Gathering
Beginning Tai Chi at Lotus Center
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Our Paws' Cause Thrift Store
Volunteer at The Bike Works 3-7pm
Brown Bag: Grant County in the Great War
“Grant County in the Great War”
Pop-Up MakerSpace @ The Public Librar
Blooming Lotus Meditation
AMP Concerts Presents: Septeto Nacional
Pet Central Thrift Store
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"Disappearing Mining Landscape Of GC" Opens SC Museum
Our Paws' Cause Thrift Store
Poetry Reading with Raven Drake
Women's Al-Anon Meeting: Women Embracing Recovery
Dinner & Staged Reading of "Last Of The Red Hot Lovers"
Yang-style Tai Chi Chuan 10am
Hapkido Class
Pet Central Thrift Store
Community Bike Ride @ The Bike Works
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Our PAws' Cause Thrift Store
Low Cost Pet Vaccination and Microchipping Clinic
Huachas (washers) Senior Olympics event
Horseshoes (Men) - Senior Olympics
Horseshoes (women) - Senior Olympics
Día de los Niños @ The Public Library
Dinner & Staged Reading of LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS










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