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Saturday, October 18, 2014

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Saturday, October 18, 2014

The Library of Virginia will be closed to prepare for its annual Literary Awards Celebration.


CREATE YOUR OWN BOOK: A WORKSHOP FOR KIDS
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM–11:30 AM
Place: Henrico Public Library, Tuckahoe Branch, 1901 Starling Dr., Henrico, Free

Richmond author and literacy specialist Kathryn Starke will lead a workshop for aspiring authors in kindergarten through second grade at Tuckahoe Area Library. Participants will turn their story ideas into an illustrated, bound book. All materials will be provided. A workshop for older students is offered in the afternoon.


LITERARY LUNCHEON
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Time: Noon–2:00 PM
Place: John Marshall Hotel, 101 N. 5th St., Fee

The Library of Virginia's annual Literary Luncheon features medal presentations for all Virginia Literary Award finalists and a keynote presentation. Finalists will be available for book signings after the luncheon.


CREATE YOUR OWN BOOK: A WORKSHOP FOR KIDS
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Time: 1:30 PM–3:00 PM
Place: Henrico Public Library, Tuckahoe Branch, 1901 Starling Dr., Henrico

Richmond author and literacy specialist Kathryn Starke will lead a workshop for aspiring authors in the third through fifth grades at Tuckahoe Area Library. Participants will turn their story ideas into an illustrated, bound book. All materials will be provided. A workshop for younger ages is offered in the morning.


YOUNG WRITERS' CONFERENCE CANCELED
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Time: 9:00 AM–4:00 PM
Place: Richmond Public Library, Main Branch, 101 E. Franklin St., Free

A collection of published authors will inspire and cultivate young writers in their craft. Sessions will provide strategies to develop creativity and voice. Registration is open to high school students. Transportation is available for area youth. For more information or to register, call 804.692.3561 or contact info@literaryva.com


Library of Virginia Literary Awards Celebration
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM–10:30 PM, Fee, $175

The Library of Virginia's annual Literary Awards Celebration will once again feature host Adriana Trigiani for 2014, plus Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Barbara Kingsolver. Tickets include a cocktail reception with the authors, seated dinner, presentation, and open bar for $175 per person. For more information or to register, visit www.literaryva.com or call
804.692-3561.


Virginia Literary Festival

Virginia Literary Festival
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 — Sunday, October 19, 2014
Place: Venues throughout Richmond, Cost: Varies

Anchored by the popular James River Writers Conference and the elegant Library of Virginia Literary Awards Celebration, the Virginia Literary Festival celebrates Virginia's rich literary resources with a week-long series of events. For information about tickets and events visit the Virginia Literary Festival website at www.literaryva.com.


JAMES RIVER WRITERS CONFERENCE
Saturday, October 18, 2014 — Sunday, October 19, 2014
Time: 8:00 AM–4:00 PM
Place: Hilton Garden Inn, 501 E Broad St, Richmond, VA 23219, Fee

This annual three-day educational conference for writers features nationally and internationally known authors and sessions with literary agents. To register, visit www.jamesriverwriters.org.