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Harrison Library Hosts Memoir Writing Workshop Series

The Harrison Public Library will host a series of workshops for older residents to learn how to write memoirs.
The Harrison Public Library will host a series of workshops for older residents to learn how to write memoirs. Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Harrison Public Library

HARRISON, N.Y. -- Older Harrison residents can learn how to turn their life stories into memoirs in a new series of workshops hosted by the Harrison Public Library.

"The Power of Memoir: Bringing Stories From Your Life to the World" will be held every Thursday starting May 23. The workshop wil be led by professional writer and educator Bill Wertheim, and will consist of meditative exercises, writing lessons, small groups and presentations of each writer's work. Participants will get to present their work to the community during a public reading at the end of the series.

The workshops are funded by a grant from Lifetime Arts, and will be held until July 20 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Harrison Library Community Room. The program is free, but pre-registration is required.

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