National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing. On November 1, participants begin working towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 PM on November 30. Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a deadline, NaNoWriMo is for anyone who has ever thought about writing a novel.

We want to give you a place to get the words flowing. Bring your pencil, computer, or notebook and get to work. Join us for an all ages write in. You can also use our computer labs - just remember to bring a thumb drive.

Crest Hill Branch Come Write In!

20670 Len Kubinski Drive
Crest Hill, IL 60403

Come Write In Dates:
Monday, November 12th from 4:00 - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, November 21st from 5:00 - 8:00 pm

Creative Writing Workshop
Wednesday, November 7th from 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Everyone has a story to tell. Come and gather with other writers, regardless of skill-level, and learn tips, tricks, and practices to not only keep you writing, but also to improve your craft in a comfortable environment. Adults and Teens are welcome to attend. Registration Required.

Lockport Branch Come Write In!

121 East 8th Street
Lockport, IL 60441

Get Ready for NaNoWriMo
Tuesday, October 30th from 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Get the tools and inspiration you need to write a novel this November. Learn what National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is all about, play some fun word games, and get tips on how to create a survival kit to keep your creativity flowing all month long!

Come Write In Dates:
Fridays: 2nd, 16th, & 30th from 12:00 - 4:00 pm
Saturdays: 10th & 24th from 12:00 - 4:00 pm
Tuesdays: 13th, 20th, & 27th from 4:00 - 8:00 pm
Mondays: 6th, 13th, & 20th from 4:00 - 8:00 pm

NaNoWriMo Wrap Party
Saturday, December 1st from 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Whether you completed your 50,000-words or not, come and celebrate with end of NaNoWriMo with other participants!

Creative Writing Group for Teens & Adults
Second Wednesday of the month from 6:00 - 7:00 pm
A club where experienced and inexperienced writers alike can share their work, learn some tips and tricks to keep writing, and meet other writers. Come and fight writer’s block, get constructive criticism, and refuel your writing tank! Run by a Lewis University graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Creative and Professional writing.

Romeoville Branch Come Write In!

201 W. Normantown Road
Romeoville, IL 60446

Come Write In Dates:
Wednesday, November 14th from 5:00 - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, November 20th from 5:00 - 8:00 pm

Adult Writers Club

First Wednesday of the month from 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Explore your creative writing skills in the company of other writers. Receive valuable support and participate in writing exercises. All levels are welcome.