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Northbrook Writes

Calling All Writers!

Northbrook Writes LogoNorthbrook Public Library provides free writing workshops led by a variety of talented instructors. Join the Northbrook Writes email list.


Advance registration is required for our live, online workshops. The workshops will not be recorded. These programs are in partnership with StoryStudio Chicago. Learn more about how our partnership with StoryStudio Chicago aims to help local writers find their voice and tell their stories.

Your Story, Your Voice with Toya Wolfe (Virtual)

Tuesday, June 20, 7:00-8:30pm, Online

What’s the story you’ve always wanted to tell? Toya Wolfe, winner of the Zora Neale Hurston-Bessie Head Fiction Award and author of Last Summer on State Street, will help you generate those stories, and as a group, we will discuss the nuances of your tale, as well as your unique voice and style.

Register to attend online 


Check out featured Northbrook authors! 

Discover local content from self-published authors and top indie eBooks. Visit BiblioBoard on any web browser, or download the BiblioBoard Library app for your Apple, Android, or Kindle device. Interested in having your book featured or published? Try!

Resources for Writers

Pressbooks is a suite of resources—available to everyone in Illinois at no charge—that supports local authors with publishing tools and allows readers to access locally-produced content. Use Inkie tools to create an e-book from your manuscript and then share your book through libraries. You can also read books by local authors on Indie Illinois.
Discover local content from self-published authors, top indie eBooks and so much more. Never experience a hold, checkout or lending limit. Download the BiblioBoard Library app for your Apple, Android, or Kindle device now, or visit BiblioBoard on any web browser.