Beaverton City Library Kicks Off National Novel Writing Month

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BEAVERTON, Ore. – On Saturday, Oct. 28 from 2-4 p.m., teens and adults are invited to Beaverton City Library (12375 SW 5th St) to learn more about National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Learn to write a novel in a month, get pep talks and support, and meet fellow writers. This program is free and open to the public; no registration required.

“This is the third year that Beaverton City Library will participate in NaNoWriMo, and we’re thrilled to support this nationwide campaign of writing,” said Abigail Elder, library director. “Many great novels were germinated during NaNoWriMo, and this month is a chance for writers throughout the community to get together and share their craft. The library is a natural place for this work of building community to happen.”

The theme for this year’s NaNoWriMo is superheroes. You’re the story’s superhero, and you can change the world. Stop by and take a superhero selfie and be entered into a door prize drawing. NaNoWriMo is for anyone who has ever thought about writing a novel. Find out more at www.nanowrimo.org.

Beaverton City Library is one of fifteen member libraries in Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS), which works to provide responsive and efficient library service countywide through centralized catalog, courier and other services. For additional information regarding Beaverton City Library, visit www.BeavertonLibrary.org or call 503-644-2197.

The city of Beaverton is home to more than 95,000 residents and is Oregon’s sixth largest city. We are a friendly, active and responsive city well-known for our exceptional community services and amenities, helping Beaverton residents enjoy a high quality of life. Ranked in Money magazine’s Best Places to Live, Beaverton truly is “The Best of Oregon.”

For more information, reminders and community news, visit www.BeavertonOregon.gov. Also follow Beaverton on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CityofBeaverton or Twitter at www.twitter.com/CityofBeaverton.