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August 4, 2022(1 event)

6:00 pm: Hands-free Reading: Creating Your Own Audiobook

August 4, 2022

Thursday, August 4, 2022

6:30-7:30 PM (Doors open at 6:00 PM)

First Thursdays Arts Walk 

“Hands-free Reading: Creating Your Own Audiobook”

with Bob Marshall

Riverside Public Library, 3900 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, CA 92501

Free and open to the public.


Get on the road to putting your book into the ears of potential readers. Audiobooks are the third dimension to any good story – and your book is a story waiting to be told. From recording to production, financial gains to format options, let audiobook author Bob Marshall show you the way. There is a BIG market out there for those who read books with their ears.

Stop by the arcade and browse selections from local independent booksellers!

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September 1, 2022(1 event)

6:00 pm: “Not So Elementary: On Writing for Children”

September 1, 2022

Arts Walk with Inlandia and Riverside Public Library Present

Not So Elementary: On Writing for Children” with

James Luna, José Chavez, Vilayvanh Bender, Isabel Quintero, and James Woods

Thursday, September 1, 2022

6:30-8:00 PM (doors open at 6:00)

 Riverside Main Library Community Room (please wear a mask)

3900 Mission Inn Blvd, Riverside, CA 92501

Free and open to the public.

We’ve all been there: read a children’s book and thought, I could have written that! Not so fast! Is it really that easy? At 6:30 PM on Thursday, September 1, ask a panel of children’s book authors Vilayvanh Bender, José Chávez, James Luna, Isabel Quintero, and James Woods what it really takes to write and publish a book for young people. Inlandia at Arts Walk, Riverside Main Library, downtown.

Learn the whys and wherefores of publishing for kids, and hear firsthand the joys— and challenges— of the writing process. Listen to a selection of published work that will inspire you to get started. Already started? Then come out and say hi! The Inlandia community of writers is a great way to get new ideas and help support your creative flow.

Booksellers will be on hand to meet with and sell their wares! Free parking is available in back.

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