News Release News Release The City of Palo Alto
Communications Department
250 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301


PRESS RELEASE 03/10/2010
Subject :

Palo Alto City Library Presents Free Teen Writing Workshop
Contact : Maya Spector, Youth Services Coordinator    650-463-4961

Palo Alto, CA – The Palo Alto City Library will present a writing workshop for teens in grades 6-12. The presenter, Betsy Franco, is an author and editor of numerous books for children and teens including her latest young adult novel, Metamorphosis: Junior Year. Teens will discover writing tips and secrets, and will have the opportunity to ask questions about the publishing world, work on writing techniques and meet other teen writers.

Date:  Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Location:  Mitchell Park Library, 3700 Middlefield Road
Time:  3:45 – 5:15 p.m.

"This is a hands-on workshop so everyone is invited to bring pen and paper and get ready to write," said Laurie Hastings, Teen Services Librarian.

This program is made possible through a grant from the Friends of the Palo Alto Library.

Pre-registration is required and space is limited. To sign up, please use the Library Calendar of Events found at