The Youth Room to Write
Words can inspire people, change minds, and heal the soul.

Wednesdays 4:45 - 5:30 pm in the 
Boys & Girls Club of Wakefield

**Newspaper Club starts Wed, October 10th**
Scroll down to see links to our issues!
If you would like to advertise in The Club Chronicle or submit artwork or poetry email:


The Club Chronicle: Join us to discuss articles and content for a monthly newspaper created by members and intended for members, their families and staff. Publication is the first Monday of each month. Grades 5 and up. 

We had so much fun at the Festival by the Lake :)

A Bit About the Instructor
Colleen Getty holds a Master of Arts degree in English with a license to teach English Language Arts at the secondary level in Massachusetts. She taught middle school where creative writing and poetry were highlights. After starting a family, she worked as a contractor to develop content for Holt PowerNotes and online course content for while working part-time as a Barnes & Noble bookseller for nearly a decade while raising her four young children. She is the Founder and Director of The Room to Write which is a local non-profit that works to provide those who want to write, love to write, and need to write with a quiet, communal and supportive space within which they are able to write (and illustrate:). Colleen is a member of the Society for Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), Mass State Poetry Society & Wakefield Cultural Council.