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HENDERSON LIBRARIES
LOCAL AUTHOR SHOWCASE & WORKSHOPS: 
Celebrating & SupportING Writers
in Our Community


Join Henderson Libraries as we kick off 2020 with a our Community Read program, poetry sessions, writing workshops, and our 7th Annual Local Author Showcase on Saturday, March 28th!

Local Author Workshops


HENDERSON LIBRARIES COMMUNITY READ
Do you love book clubs? Here's one for our entire community! Join Henderson Libraries and your fellow book-lovers as we read and discuss the novel, In the Midnight Room, written by Henderson resident and award-winning author of We Are Called to Rise, Laura McBride. We will have copies available at our libraries, online, and at local coffee shops. Read the book, return it or share it with a friend, and then join us in March for a discussion and book signing with McBride at our Local Author Showcase.

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS.


POETRY OPEN MIC NIGHTS — Green Valley Library
Join us for poetry in a relaxed, friendly environment. Everyone is welcome to read original work or share a personal take on another artist's piece.


JUNIOR WRITERS CLUB — Paseo Verde Library
All aspiring writers wanted! Come join us as we learn to create worlds, characters, and stories. For youth ages 8-12. 


    CREATIVE WRITING @ YOUR LIBRARY
    Fiction Writing Through Prompts Green Valley Library
    The best way to improve your fiction writing is to write! Participants will write to a provided prompt and then share their work to the group for feedback.


    LOCAL AUTHOR SHOWCASE
    SATURDAY, MARCH 28
    10 AM - 2:30 PM
    PASEO VERDE LIBRARY

    MEET & GREET WITH LOCAL AUTHORS
    Meet over 60 authors from the Vegas Valley who write in a variety of genres, from poetry and memoirs, to crime novels, inspirational stories, and everything in between. Check back for list of authors.

    • Session One: 10-11:30am
    • Session Two: 1-2:30pm


    BOOK DISCUSSION & SIGNING WITH LAURA MCBRIDE: 12-1pm

    Meet Henderson resident and best-selling author, Laura McBride, whose novel In the Midnight Room is our Henderson Libraries Community Read selection for 2020.