Classes & Workshops


These Classes & Workshops are happening from today, forward.


Word Art & Art Words

June 26, 2017
Instructor(s): Donna Marbach

Code: JY17-M36 Both artwork and literature tell stories, express feelings, and share dreams. Both are part of the world of books. In this class we will explore ways in which… View More »

Magic Tree House: Merlin Missions Adventures

June 26, 2017
Instructor(s): Marna Rossi

Code: JY17-R05 Take part in wonderful magical adventures from the Magic Tree House: Merlin Mission Adventures series, designed for the slightly older, more advanced Magic Tree House fan! Join Annie… View More »

Picture This

June 26, 2017
Instructor(s): Roxana Aparicio Wolfe Lisa Johnson

Code: JY17-A02 They say, “A picture is worth a thousand words,” and Rochester is the home of a picture giant: George Eastman. If you love to write poetry or short… View More »

My Idea Book (CLASS FULL)

July 05, 2017
Instructor(s): Donna Marbach

Code: JY17-M26 Artists carry sketchbooks to capture ideas with drawings. Writers carry journals to capture thoughts and experiences with words. In this class, we are going to gather both pictures… View More »

Riding & Writing (CLASS FULL)

July 10, 2017
Instructor(s): Lisa Johnson

Code: JY17-M11 Horseback riding and creative writing combined! We’ll spend the full day Tuesday and Thursday at Double G Ranch in Bergen (transportation from W&B will be provided), working with… View More »

Field Guide to Sprites, Goblins, & Other Magical Creatures (CLASS FULL)

July 10, 2017
Instructor(s): Angela Cannon-Crothers

Code: JY17-J03 Spiderwick and Fantastic Beasts have something in common – both include recording observations and fantastical notes on the natural history of magical creatures. Document the Earth’s enchanted wonders… View More »

Magnus Chase Norse Myth Readers’ Theatre

July 10, 2017
Instructor(s): Marna Rossi

Code: JY17-R45 Explore the rollicking, daring tale of Magnus Chase, the Norse demigod. We will look into Sword of Summer, the first book in the new Magnus Chase and the… View More »

Telling Tales

July 17, 2017
Instructor(s): Donna Marbach

NOTE: To register please call the Creative Workshop: (585) 276-8959. In this exciting collaboration between Writers & Books and the Creative Workshop at the Memorial Art Gallery, you’ll create your… View More »

My Name In Print

July 17, 2017
Instructor(s): M.J. Iuppa

Code: JY17-M07 Write, write, write! We will spend the first part of the course producing poems, stories, journal entries, and creative essays through imaginative writing prompts. Participants will be encouraged… View More »

Poetry-N-Motion

July 17, 2017
Instructor(s): Lisa Johnson

Code: JY17-P12 Come explore the power and physicality of words, and the dramatization of the senses as poetry and dance meet. With an emphasis on sights and sounds, young minds… View More »