Programs & Exhibits Jan - Mar 2014 - page 7

Palm Springs Writers Guild
Everyone is welcome to attend the
Writers Guild monthly meetings at the
Library. Each meeting has a speaker
or a panel discussion with audience
participation. For more information,
Lucinda Sue Crosby
Saturday, January 4, 2 – 4 p.m.
If I Can Do It...You Can Do It
Panel Discussion
Saturday, February 1, 2 – 4 p.m.
Writing a Reality Novel
Marge Dodge and Michael Craft
Saturday, March 1, 2 – 4 p.m.
Fifth Annual Grammar Game
Poetry Workshops
Weekly Sessions on Wednesdays
1:30 – 3:30 p.m., January – March
Poets interested in assignments,
critiques, and readings are invited to
Dorothea Bisbas
, City of Rancho
Mirage Public Library Poet Laureate.
The goal of these workshops is to
encourage poetry based on your own
experiences, language, and insights. More
advanced poets will share techniques,
including revision and details about
getting published.
Book Discussion Group
The Library’s book discussion group
is a friendly mix of people with one
common love: books. This event is held
in the Library Conference Room on
the second Friday of each month. The
group is open to all and refreshments
will be served. No sign-up necessary!
For more information, send an email
to the Book Maven at
Upcoming dates and selections:
Friday, January 10, 10 a.m. – Noon
Wolf Hall,
by Hilary Mantel
Friday, February 14, 10 a.m. – Noon
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry,
by Rachel Joyce
Friday, March 14, 10 a.m. – Noon
by Athol Fugard
Annual Emergency
Preparedness Town Hall Forum
Tuesday, March 4, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
The City of Rancho Mirage Emergency
Preparedness Commission will present
this forum to focus on earthquakes,
taking a bold look at steps we can
take to prepare for and plan a recovery
following a devastating disaster.
Spring Book Sale
This big event will feature an enormous
selection of gently-used books at
affordable prices. The book sale raises
money for the Library while promoting
enthusiasm for reading!
Thursday, March 27, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday, March 28, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday, March 29, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Presented by the Rancho Mirage Public Library Foundation
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