1455 A Place for Writers Author Series at Handley Regional Library System continues with Hannah Grieco and Kirsten Porter for a special panel entitled Writing, Education, & Advocacy: How Writers Can Help Build Compassionate Communities Within Our Schools. The free program is on November 9th at 3PM at Handley Library and is sponsored by the Friends of the Handley Regional Library System. Nonfiction writer Hannah Grieco and poet Kirsten Porter will read from their work which explores the challenges students with diverse needs face in the classroom. The discussion will focus on empathy research and the writer’s role in helping teachers, parents, and students work together to build more supportive and inclusive school communities. 1455’s Founding Director Sean Murphy and the writers will facilitate a discussion, followed by an open Q&A.
For more information on how Handley Regional Library System serves the surrounding communities, visit the library website at www.handleyregional.org or call Barbara Dickinson at 540.662.9041, extension 31.