Meet Author Eman Quotah — Stories to Broaden Understanding

Author Eman Quotah will discuss her work Bride of the Sea, Tuesday, April 19 at 6pm in MCPL’s Virtual Branch! Registration required at A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants the day before the program. Eman Quotah, born in Jidda, Saudi Arabia, to an American mother and Saudi father, grew up in Jidda and Ohio, and has now … Read More

Virtual Author Talk: Congressman Jamie Raskin

NEW: You will need to be signed into Zoom to attend this program via the web. To sign in, you must first create a free account: Registered participants will be emailed a link to the program in advance; once you are signed into Zoom, you will be able to access the program at the scheduled time. — Join us … Read More

How the Birds Became Friends – a story of kindness from Noa Baum

Have you ever wondered how an author takes an idea from a story in their head to a published book you can hold in your hands? Local storyteller and author Noa Baum will share her book How the Birds Became Friends – a delightful take on a Burmese folktale, illustrated by renowned ecologist and artist Zev Labinger about the power … Read More

Documentary Fundraising

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 7:00 – 8:30 pm | $75 Making a documentary film is exciting, but raising money to make that film is all but exciting. It’s very hard work. The good news is that there is a potential audience for every film and there is also potential money for every film, but you must take on the challenge … Read More

Writing Documentary Proposals and Treatments

Your written proposal is possibly your first – maybe your only – shot at impressing a commissioning editor or funder. It’s important to write a proposal that will capture their attention. But, you say: “I am a filmmaker, not a writer, and my idea speaks for itself.” A commissioner’s/funder’s response? If you can’t write a comprehensive proposal why should I … Read More

Meet-the-author, Katie Quinn and have lunch in England, Italy and France in one hour!

Katie Quinn is the author of Cheese, Wine, and Bread: discovering the magic of fermentation in England, Italy and France. She will provide an image-rich presentation of her food-focused journey. Take a delicious trip through Europe and dive into the world of three culinary favorites – cheese, wine, and bread with Katie Quinn, author of Cheese, Wine, and Bread: discovering … Read More