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Membership Cooperative

TRtW Membership Cooperative

Our limited Membership Cooperatives are a great opportunity to have access to our space and programs free of charge while helping us grow. This option requires a completed Cooperative Application and in-person meeting.

Choose one of the two options:

o   Facilitate a program that meets regularly in the space.

o   Commit to working in the space for a set number of hours on a set day of the week. 

Membership Cooperative Benefits:

o   Participants are entitled to all member benefits free of charge

o   The cooperative commitment serves as extra motivation to get out of the house and work your craft.

o   It allows the rooms to be made available for more hours during the week or for additional programming.

TRtW Membership

It makes all the difference to have a room to work in where you can put your head down and get in the zone. It also helps to have a second room available to connect with other writers or illustrators to critique work, discuss a project or share information.

The Boys & Girls Club of Wakefield's Teen Room is our designated "Quiet" room and the Homework Help Room is our "Not-so-Quiet" room. The Teen Room is still due to receive some restaurant booths--which will be the perfect spot to write or illustrate--and other furniture, but already it is looking great. See the photo below. 

The Boys & Girls Club of Wakefield is located at 467 Main Street (basement of the Americal Civic Center) where you can park on the Galvin/field-side of the building and enter through the side door). 

Come see the space, work in the space or stop by to ask questions and find out more!

Current Hours 

Starting May 1, 2017: (Boys & Girls Club hours of operation may extend until 7:00pm on some days. Please do not arrive before 7:00pm.)

Mondays: 7:05pm to 9:30pm
Wednesdays: 7:05pm to 9:30pm

**Please note the rooms will not be open on Monday, June 5th due to the Meet & Greet at WCAT.**

**The room will be open Tuesday, June 6th instead.**

As we grow our hours will grow. Members will be notified via email when hours fluctuate. If there is a day and a time that you need work space that is not listed above, please send a request to

Membership Benefits

The Room to Write was organized out of the need for a local space in which to work and with the goal of providing a supportive community for writers and illustrators to draw inspiration from, to gathering information through and to be motivated by. In addition to the intangible benefits, there are tangible benefits:

o   Local and reliable space

o   Quiet room for writing/working

o   Not-so-quiet room for meeting with critique groups, workshops, etc.

o   Workshops and Support

o   WCAT Membership (bronze) 

o   Weekend Writer’s Retreat (Eligible after 3-month membership period for Spring & Fall Seasons)