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Surrey’s City Centre Library (10350 University Dr.) will host the third “Surrey Reads and Writes event on Feb. 25 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Readers and writers of all ages are invited to this free celebration of the written word.

The program features 34 writers and authors in a day packed with activities including workshops, stories, mini-readings, displays and a panel presentation.

This gathering will draw novelists, poets, authors of children’s and adult books, journalists, writing clubs and readers together.

From 12:15–3 p.m., children, teens and adults can hear presentations, stories and readings in three venues, explore book sales, gather autographs and meet a wide range of writers from those locally published to internationally recognized.

Those planning to attend can also register for the following events by calling 604-598-7426:

• Panel: Something of Value – The things writers cherish (11 a.m. to 12 noon)

• Workshop A: The hero’s journey – Constructing plot (Ed Griffin, 12:15-1 p.m.)

• Workshop B: Tweet it and they will come – Social media for writers (Craig Spence, 12:15-1 p.m.)

• Workshop C/D: Down the Rabbit Hole - Adventures in writing for children (Lois Peterson, 10:15-11 a.m.)

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