Special Events

Teen Comic Art Workshop with Author David Lasky

Free – Ages 12 – 18

Thursday, August 20
Time: 2 – 5:00 PM

Bainbridge Public Library
Supplies provided. Space is limited.
Sign Up Begins June 1st – Space is limited.
To register call 206 842-4162 or email
Are you interested in creating comics, graphic novels, or manga? David Lasky, colorist of Newbery Award-winning El Deafo and Eisner Award-winning The Carter Family, will teach simple cartooning skills to help express character, movement, and space. Learn booklet-making, the grammar of comics, and leave with your own mini-comic. 

Also offered in Port Orchard and Poulsbo. For more info, click here

TWO NEW Teen Writers Groups:

Open Teen Writing Space

FREE Every Thursday starting September 10 (except the 2nd Thursdays in October & beyond)

3:30-5:00 pm Bainbridge Public Library

Do have trouble finding time or motivation to work on your writing pieces? Bring your laptops or your notebooks and join other teens to meet up and write in this informal setting. The Open Writing Space is available in the downstairs conference room every Thursday, except the 2nd Thursdays of the month when we have our instructor-led Teen Writers Workshop from 3:30-5:00. Grades 7-12.

Teen Writers Group: Workshop

FREE 2nd Thursdays Starting in October

3:30-5 pm Bainbridge Public Library

Join us to write and learn new tips! Author and writing teacher Margaret Nevinski and Rebecca Lacko from the Field's End writing organization will share their expertise. You'll learn new strategies for putting ideas into words, and get your writing questions answered. Bring pieces you're currently working on to get feedback from a peer group if you wish, or start something new. Co-sponsored by Field's End. Grades 7-12.

National Novel Writing Month "Write-In” 
Poulsbo, Mondays 6-8pm
November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Do you have a book waiting to be written with characters ready to burst onto the page? Make November your month of creative commitment! Pack up your writing tools and join us Monday evenings for two hours of uninterrupted noveling fun!

Feel free to bring a brown bag dinner. Light snacks will be provided.

Check out the complete program calendar here