Events

What is happening in The Room?

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Stop by the Reading Public Library on

Tuesday, July 30th 

anytime between 5:30pm to 7:30pm

for our quarterly Meet & Greet!


Let's put our toes together!

Join us for our free, quarterly Meet & Greet with fellow creative minds in the north of Boston region. Adult writers and artists of all genres and levels are invited to join us for a fun and casual meetup. Published? Bring your book or portfolio to share and celebrate with others. Not published? What is the focus of your work-in-progress. Learn about an artist/writer collaborative exhibit in the fall over a cup of coffee and sweet treat.

See you at the Festival by the Lake!


Saturday, June 8th 10am–4pm 

(Rain date is June 9, 2024)


We always have a great time at the Festival by the Lake overlooking Lake Quannapowitt in Wakefield, MA.

Stop by and say hello, type on our typewriters, meet a local author or support what we do with a donation!


Learn more about the festival by clicking here:)


Sign up to be a "Poet for Hire."

Stop by our tent and meet the local authors at the times listed below:

10:00 to 11:00am: Susan Sabbatelli

11:00 to 12:00pm: Regina Mouradian


12:00 to 1:00pm: Sally Chetwynd

1:00 to 2:00pm: Karin Gertsch


2:00 to 3:00pm: Christine Ricci-McNamee 

Past Events from The Room?

Writers and Illustrators Meet & Greet: Click the link to the left to see photos and follow-up from meet & greets held on: 

Writers' Critique Group: Click the link to find out about our monthly critique groups.

Festival by the Lake: Click the link to the left for recaps on all the fun we've had at the festival. Festival by the Lake is an annual festival held in June in Wakefield with crafters, nonprofits, food, music and fun!

Write After Dinner Series: Click the link to the left to see photos and follow-up from events held on:

If you have an idea, please contact The Room to Write.

For more information about all the wonderful things happening in Wakefield check out the Lucius Beebe Memorial Library, the Albion Cultural Exchange and the Events Planning Committee websites.