Classes & Workshops

These Classes & Workshops are happening from today, forward.

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 »

Riding & Writing

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

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 »

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 »


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 »

Hogwarts Academy

July 24, 2017
Instructor(s): Angela Cannon-Crothers Tracy Cretelle Chris Fanning Donna Marbach Amie McLaughlin Claire Mulvey Sara Bickweat Penner

Code: JY17-R10 Immerse yourself in the world of Harry Potter as we turn all of Writers & Books into Hogwarts! Throughout the week students will have the chance to attend… View More »

Meet the Magic Dragon

July 31, 2017
Instructor(s): Donna Marbach

JY17-M03 Are you a serious writer or artist? Would you like to see your work in print? This workshop provides a real opportunity for advanced students to have work considered… View More »

Fantastic Beasts 101

July 31, 2017
Instructor(s): Chris Fanning

JY17-R53   Are you a young magizoologist (a person who studies magical creatures)? Are you considering a career in the Department for the Regulation & Control of Magical Creatures? If… View More »

Spooky Stories

August 07, 2017
Instructor(s): Caedra Scott-Flaherty

JY17-F47 If you love reading about ghosts, witches, monsters, and vampires, and wish every day could be Halloween, then this class is for you! Together we will learn how to… View More »