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Writing Workshop Scheduled for January

December 7, 2010


~Kids learn how to create a book for writing contest~

Milwaukee, WI (December 1, 2010) - MPTV Outreach Service has scheduled a Young Writers & Illustrators Workshop for Sat., Jan. 8, 2011, at 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., at the Bay View Library, 2566 S. Kinnickinnic Avenue, Milwaukee, Wis., 53207

This FREE workshop is designed for children in grades 1-3 and their parents and teachers. Participants will learn the basics of story construction and the importance of illustrations in telling the story. Children will be encouraged to create a story and enter it in MPTV's 17th annual PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest. Darlyne Haertlein, MPTV supervisor of Outreach Services and writing contest coordinator, will conduct the workshop. Participants will be able to see books that have received awards in previous years.

Registration is required and space is limited. Children and parents can reserve their spots by calling the Bay View Library at 414-286-3019.

Funding is made possible in part by The Harley-Davidson Foundation.

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