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December 10, 2016

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Library News Release

Release Date: 10/16/2013

The Seattle Public Library hosts 'write-in' for National Novel Writing Month in November

National Novel Writing Month

The Seattle Public Library will host several "write-in" sessions in November for National Novel Writing Month at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave.


The write-in sessions are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Parking is available in the Central Library garage at the regular rates. 


National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a month-long event during which people around the world write a draft of a 50,000-word novel in 30 days.


See below write-in session dates and times:


  • 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays, Nov. 7, 14 and 21  at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 3 - The Norcliffe Foundation Living Room. A quiet area with plenty of electrical outlets, free Wi-Fi and caffeine will be provided for writers.
  • 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Nov. 30 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 10 - The Betty Jane Narver Reading Room. Writers in the final sprint to finish their novels can tweet their last lines or something else about their book, and participate in an open mike session to share their writing. Snacks and beverages will be provided.


For more information, call the Library at 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian.


For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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