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Author Paul Janeczko to visit Pemetic Students, Southwest Harbor Public Library

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SOUTHWEST HARBOR – Island Readers & Writers, a Mount Desert Island-based non-profit bringing authors and illustrators to Maine island schools and libraries, is partnering with the Pemetic Elementary School and the Southwest Harbor Public Library to bring author Paul Janeczko to Southwest Harbor Thursday, April 7th.
Janeczko will meet with grades K-6 at the Pemetic Elementary School to discuss A Kick in the Head, reading, and writing poetry. Later, he will host writing workshops and sign books with fourth, fifth, and sixth grade students at the school. Thursday evening at 7 p.m. in an event open to the community, Janeczko will visit the Southwest Harbor Public Library where he will offer a lively read aloud program of selected poems for families and guests.  Janeczko has published more than 40 books, including books of poetry, anthologies, teaching guides, fiction, and non-fiction stories. For more information, call 244 1087.

For More Information:

Contact Name: Lauren Simmons or Jan Coates

Telephone Number: (207)244-1087

Website: http://

Email: lj.simm@gmail.com, jcoates@islandreadersandwriters.org