NaNoWriMo Writing Kits Available November 2

Posted on Thursday, October 29, 2020 by Brandy

person writing in notebook with NaNoWriMo logo During National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) in November, writers of all skill levels are challenged to craft a novel in 30 days. Beginning Monday, November 2, stop by any of our four library branches to pick up a free NaNoWriMo kit which includes a journal to jot down your ideas and writing prompts to help inspire your creativity.

Kits are available while supplies last. If you are using curbside pickup, call and ask staff for a kit when you arrive. For ages 12-18.

Be sure to check out the weekly CoMo NaNoWriMo Write-ins. These virtual meet-ups provide great opportunities for teens to connect with other local authors and hone their craft. The library also has a wealth of resources to help as you embark on this exciting challenge: Continue reading “NaNoWriMo Writing Kits Available November 2”

DIY Haunted Terrarium

Posted on Thursday, October 22, 2020 by Tess

Is your inner ethereal garden witch itching to grow something green and spoopy this fall? Have no fear, for spooky terrariums are here! Today I’m going to walk you through building your own terrarium to bring the green inside (since everything outside is going to ground for the season). The first thing you are going to need is an interesting container for your terrarium. Many craft stores will have fish bowls or glass jars that will work well, but I highly recommend checking out garage sales for unique old glass pieces for super cheap prices.  Continue reading “DIY Haunted Terrarium”

Live Panel: Navigating College Preparation

Posted on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 by Brandy

UPDATE: Watch the recording of this panel discussion now through Wednesday, August 19.

On Wednesday, July 22 the Daniel Boone Regional Library will host an online event to help you plan for a successful college experience. Beginning at 6 p.m., our four panelists will provide pro tips on academics, admissions, entrance exams, financial aid and more!

  • Danielle Winton, owner of Memory Strategies, will offer tips to aid teens with learning and remembering information.
  • Melanie Studer, author of “College Bound: The Ultimate List of Conversations to Help Your Teen Through High School,” will discuss some key conversations for parents to have with their college-bound teen.
  • Kristie Beck, owner of Savvy Strategies, will discuss preparing for the ACT and the college application process.
  • Sarah Moreau, director of Central Bank’s ProsperU program, will talk about how to pay for college.