YpsiWrites

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Trained consultants are available to help teen and adult writers with any kind of writing project - resumes, essays, stories, business plans, poetry, memoir and more. Visit us at any of the three Ypsilanti District Library locations. 

Upcoming Winter Hours and Events!

Winter Drop-In Hours (Starts Tuesday, 1/14/19)

  • YDL-Whittaker: Saturdays, noon–2 p.m.
  • YDL-Michigan Ave.: Wednesdays, 5–7 p.m.
  • YDL-Superior: Tuesdays, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. 

Winter Events

YDL-Whittaker

  • Valentine and Love Letter Drop-In Writing: Saturday, Feb. 8, 1-2 p.m.
  • Zine Writing: 24-hour Challenge: Saturday, March 14 and Sunday, March 15, 1-3 p.m.
  • Mother's/Father's Day and Love Letter Drop-In Writing: Saturday, May 2, 1-2 p.m.
  • Freewriting: A Place to Begin: Wednesdays, Jan. 22, Jan. 29, Feb. 5 & Feb. 12, 6:30-8 p.m.
  • What to Expect in College Writing: Date and Time TBD

YDL-Michigan Ave.

  • The Write Stuff: Where Creativity and Accessibility Meet, A Workshop in Partnership with Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living: Saturdays, Feb. 15, Feb. 22, March 7, March 14 & March 21, 11 a.m. - noon
  • Valentine & Love Letter Drop-In Writing: Saturday, Feb. 8, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
  • Mother's/Father's Day & Love Letter Drop-In Writing: Saturday, May 2, 2:30-3:30 p.m.

YDL-Superior

  • Let's Write: Family Writing Lab Writing Stations: SaturdaysJan. 11, Feb. 1, March 28, April 11, 2-3 p.m.

2019 Writers of Ypsilanti

We're celebrating local writers with our inaugural cohort of local writers. Check out our collection of pictures, posters, and interviews. If you know a local writer that we should celebrate, email us at ypsiwrites@gmail.com.

Fall Drop-In Hours (Ends Wednesday, 12/18/19)

  • YDL-Whittaker: Saturdays, 11 a.m.–2 p.m.
  • YDL-Michigan Ave.: Wednesdays, 5–7 p.m.
  • YDL-Superior: Tuesdays, 4–6 p.m. 

Winter Poetry Workshop

All teens and adults are invited to explore and develop their poetry-writing skills. No experience needed!

  • YDL-Michigan Ave.: Tuesday, December 10, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Want to get involved?

Learn more about our volunteer opportunities by  sign up to receive more information through our Google Form

Questions? Email ypsiwrites@gmail.com. Connect with us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, @YpsiWrites, to stay up to date on all YpsiWrites happenings.

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