The Youth Room to Write

Words can inspire people, change minds, and heal the soul.

Needless to say, much of what we do is "on hold" temporarily.

Read about our Youth Book Bonanza on our Events page.

Get to know some local authors on our


Or, if you're homeschooling and need a hand?

Find some ideas here.

Are you planning an author visit for your school or classroom?

Click here for a list of local authors.

Tuesdays 4:45 - 5:30 pm in the

This program is open to Club Members in 5th Grade and up.

If you would like to advertise in The Club Chronicle or submit artwork or poetry email:

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Held on one Tuesday per month at 9:00 - 11:00 am

Outdoor locations & weather permitting

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This program is open to all ages of the homeschooling community, young mothers, seniors and

everybody who wants to do some walking and some writing.

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A Bit About the Instructor: Colleen Getty - After teaching ELA to middle schoolers and working part-time at Barnes & Noble for ten years while raising her four children, she became Founder and Director of The Room to Write, Inc which is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that supports writers and illustrators of all ages, abilities and means north of Boston and 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.