Tag Archives: Houston Public Library

  1. Neptune Slam This Saturday

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    April 2, 2014 by WITS Houston

    Writers in the Schools (WITS) and Meta-Four Houston will host the Neptune Slam on Saturday, April 4th, at 11 am. …
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  2. Free Spoken Word Workshops at HPL Smith Library

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    December 16, 2013 by WITS Houston

      WITS is offering free spoken word workshops for youth ages 13-18 every Wednesday through the Houston Public Library Smith …
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  3. Summer Book Clubs

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    May 21, 2013 by WITS Editor

    Remember to register your kids for the Houston Public Library Summer Reading Program.  Go Under Cover is for children up …
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  4. Mayor Parker Announces Houston’s First Poet Laureate

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    April 11, 2013 by WITS Editor

    Mayor Annise D. Parker and Houston Public Library (HPL) Director Dr. Rhea Brown Lawson announced that Gwendolyn Zepeda has been …
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  5. Public Poetry Event on April 6th!

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    April 3, 2013 by WITS Editor

    This is going to be fun!  Join us this Saturday, April 6th, at 2 PM at the Oak Forest Neighborhood …
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  6. Sign Up for A Poem a Day in April!


    March 29, 2013 by WITS Editor

    This April you can celebrate National Poetry Month through the Writers in the Schools (WITS) email campaign, A Poem a Day. If you sign …
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  7. WITS Meta-Four Youth Perform TODAY!

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    March 16, 2013 by WITS Editor

    FREE TO THE PUBLIC Saturday March 16, 2013 1:45-5 PM at Houston Public Library 500 McKinney Texan-French Alliance for the …
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Writers in the Schools (WITS)

Writers in the Schools (WITS) is the #1 arts education organization in Texas. With 80 writers and educators on staff, WITS reaches over 23,000 students a year in classrooms, community centers, museums, parks, and hospitals.

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