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Teen Event online

Play games and get awesome Book Recommendations at these Friday evening events just for teens! Tonight’s event: Devils in the Details (Jackbox game)

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Article Club

Wednesday, May 12: “Out of the Barrel of a Gun” by Charles Homans Zoom meeting ID: 829 9269 6275 ### Using Zoom, we will connect and share our thoughts about articles and podcasts from national publications. Our virtual meeting will last about 30 minutes, and feature discussions on the chosen article. Participants should be 18+ and interested in sharing. https://www.wilsonvillelibrary.org/lib/page/article-club

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Article Club

Wednesday, March 10: “In the Basement of the Ivory Tower” by Professor X ### Using Zoom, we will connect and share our thoughts about articles and podcasts from national publications. Our virtual meeting will last about 30 minutes, and feature discussions on the chosen article. Participants should be 18+ and interested in sharing. [Facebook Event Page]

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Profiles: Jill Tarter and the Search for E.T.

This ongoing series explores the people, places, and events that shape our lives, our world, our universe. Presented by Dr. Bill Thierfelder, professor emeritus and docent at the American Museum of Natural History. JILL TARTER AND THE SEARCH FOR E.T.: Jill Tarter has spent more than 40 years working on a Holy Grail search for life beyond planet Earth. Tarter, an astronomer and co-founder of the SETI Institute in California, is also the inspiration for Ellie Arroway, the alien-hunting protagonist of Carl Sagan’s 1985 classic novel Contact and the award-winning 1997 Jodie Foster film adaptation. While Sagan and his friends were popularizing the mysteries of the universe in books and television, Tarter was working behind the scenes, spending countless hours managing underfunded telescopes, fundraising for…

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Story Arc & Point of View

Improve your writing with this fun, interactive workshop for both teens and adults in any stage of their writing journey. Gain mastery of POV (Point of View) by determining whose head are we in, anyway? Learn about the elements of a great story, and prepare for writing success by developing great hooks and satisfying endings. Presented by Kendy Pearson, local author and educator [Sign up here.]

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