Classes & Workshops

Sep 20, 2014

Writing Aerobics: Tobie Hewitt

It’s back! Writings Aerobics is the best workout in town—it may even burn a few calories! But it’s not like running on the treadmill or sweating it out on the […]

Sep 27, 2014

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Fall Fantasy Writing

Note: This class takes place at Lyric Arts Academy, 90 East Main Street, in Victor Are you a Harry Potter Fan? Do you like to write stories about wizards and […]

Sep 27, 2014

Walking on Art, Sowing, Gleaning

Come explore ways of experiencing the outdoor sculpture at the Memorial Art Gallery as we see and sense from different angles as we walk around the Centennial park and examine […]


Sep 25, 2014

History Reading Group: The Reign of Terror, 1794-95 France

Join Writers & Books’ history buffs as they explore the big issues and personalities of history. We do not choose particular books, only subjects. You can read any book or […]

Oct 02, 2014

Iroqouis Discussion Group

In this discussion group we will examine the history and influence of the Iroqouis. Thursday, October 2 Thursday,October 9 Thursday, October 16 Thursday, October 23 Facilitator: Tom Callahan $3 for […]

Oct 03, 2014

First Fridays / Wide Open Mic Hosted by Norm Davis

Each month, Writers & Books participates in the city wide First Friday program. We pick a theme, and keep our doors open until 10:00 PM. In addition to the fun […]


August 15th, 2014

September Classes and Events

Like it or not, autumn is creeping closer and closer – the sky is getting cloudier, the temperature is dropping, the leaves will soon be changing color. Not too far from now, […]

August 5th, 2014

The Crisis in Our Schools
Community Collaboration

Announcing A Community Read of Diane Ravitch’s Reign of Error  & A Community-Wide Discussion of Issues in Public Education in our Community Writers & Books is pleased to announce an important […]

August 5th, 2014

“If All of Rochester…” 2015 Pick

Writers & Books is thrilled to announce our 2015 If All of Rochester Reads the Same Book, The Ages of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker. Walker will be in Rochester doing readings, […]