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  • Seminar
  • BPL - Egleston Square Branch
  • Adult (18+)

WDtS Egleston: Make Your Own Hand-Bound Journal

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Class Description

If you believe that 1. Beautiful notebooks don’t have to be mass-produced or expensive and 2. The best gifts are those made with love, then this class is for you. This hands-on 90-minute class will walk you through the steps of crafting a unique handmade book. Once you master the art of putting together your own blank journal, your gifting possibilities are endless! Participants will leave with a finished journal, a page of journaling prompts, a pamphlet with instructions, gifting ideas, and a list of essential materials and where to source them. All supplies provided. No sewing experience required.

Families welcome. Coffee and snacks provided. Teens are welcome to attend with an older relative. We will provide simple activities to keep young children occupied.

Who Should Register?

Write Down the Street has a special focus on making the creative writing workshop more accessible to those who face challenges due to cost, language skills, lack of access to transportation, and other barriers. We believe that all voices must be spotlighted with the range and fullness they deserve.

These programs are offered tuition-free thanks to the support of generous donors who are committed to our mission of ensuring all voices are heard.

Scholarships Format/Location

Thanks to the excellent literary citizenship of our donors, scholarships are available for all GrubStreet classes. To apply, click the gray "APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP" button. In order to be considered for a scholarship, you must complete your application at least one week before the start date of a class. Please await our scholarship committee's decision before registering for the class. We cannot hold spots in classes, so the sooner you apply, the better. Scholarships cannot be applied retroactively.

For more detailed information about GrubStreet scholarships, including how to contribute to scholarship funds for other students, click here.