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Creative Writing Programme 

Jo in chair cropped 002Welcome to Hastings District Libraries Creative Writing Programme

Join us through the year on a creative writing journey, mentored by writing instructor Jo Morris, to develop your unique literary voice.

Jo will present a series of themed writing workshops, helping you learn to write in a vivid and engaging style that connects with readers.

We will update this page with writing programmes throughout the year, as they are organised.

THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL  -  Please keep and eye out for any future workshops that we might schedule!

Turning Memories into Memoir

Creative writing instructor Jo Morris will be holding a three part life writing workshop at the Hastings Library during April.

During these workshops, you’ll focus on a few important people and events from your life. You’ll learn to write about these in a vivid, engaging way, so your family, whānau and friends can enjoy them. You’ll leave with some tips and skills to help you carry on writing your own stories.

The workshop series consists of 3 x 2 hour sessions

April 7th, 14th and 21st

Havelock North Library

Due to popularity this programme is now full and can no longer accept further registrations. We apologise for the inconvenience.

Participant Writing

Enjoy this selection of writing from Advanced Memoir Writing participants Denise McBride, Paul King, Piripi Whaanga and Julia B.

We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Hastings

Monday 10.00am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 9.00am - 7.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Thursday 9.00am - 7.00pm
Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday 1.00pm - 4.00pm

Havelock North

Monday 10.00am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Wednesday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Thursday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday CLOSED

Flaxmere

Monday 10.00am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Wednesday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Thursday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday CLOSED

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