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Summit, Free Public Library Bring Writing & Publishing Workshop to Summit May 24


On May 24, the Togetherhood Committee of the Summit YMCA and the Summit Free Public Library are providing an educational and informative workshop for authors and writers in Summit to learn how to write and self-publish their stories, led by guest speaker and publisher, Henry Quinlan.

The Togetherhood Committee of the Summit YMCA is comprised by Summit YMCA members who have come together to give back to the community and support their neighbors. The Summit Area YMCA established this volunteer initiative to identify community needs and facilitate volunteer opportunities in senior outreach, cultural engagement, and special projects that make our community vibrant and exciting.

As a cause-driven, volunteer-led organization, the Y strives to make a meaningful difference in the lives of every individual, providing everyone in the community with opportunities to learn, grow, and thrive. In lieu of this, the Summit YMCA and Summit Free Public Library, a center that promotes social gatherings, exchange of ideas, knowledge, and more, have teamed up to provide the community with this workshop where individuals can learn to share their personal experience and creativity with the world.

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Learn about how you can share your story, pass on your favorite life adventures, or create a legacy for family and friends in the Learn to Write & Self-Publish Workshop! With more than 40 years of publishing experience, Henry believes that everyone has a story in them and that it should be told. He will offer an afternoon workshop from 1:00pm-2:30pn and an evening workshop from 7:00pm-8:30pm. RSVP is requested. Located at the Summit Free Public Library at 75 Maple Street in Summit.

Please register at Click on May 24th and then register for either the 1:00 or 7:00 session.

Questions: Contact Lisa Meyers 908-273-3330 or                          

For more information on Henry Quinlan go to          

The Summit Area YMCA is one of area’s leading 501c3 organizations. Through the generosity of our members, donors, and partners, our programs and services are open to all regardless of financial circumstance. To strengthen your community and provide others with the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive, make your tax-deductible donation today at


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