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Writing from Your Heart, with Jane Mobille: Throwback to the 70s (ages 12–18)

June 3 @ 19 h 00 min - 21 h 00 min

Writing from Your ♥ with Jane Mobille:

Throwback to the 70s

For ages 12–18


A picture may be worth 1000 words–but pre-Instagram teens had to write it in a letter! How did traveling teens stay in touch in the world that existed before smart phones, video chat, TikTok, and Instagram? We’ll read and laugh over a pile of original letters written by teens in the 1970s. Then you’ll pick up your own pen and write a letter to a friend.

About Jane Mobille: Memoir writer Jane Mobille is also a Professional Certified Coach with extensive experience coaching teens and young adults. Jane uses the tools of writing and coaching to inspire freedom and confidence in young writers as they learn to put their authenticity or “heart” on paper. Editor of the quarterly AAWE News magazine in Paris, Jane also authors a “Teen Coach” column at the online magazine INSPIRELLE. She holds degrees from Duke, University of Maryland, and Thunderbird.

Important information: Advance registration is required to attend this event, and each teen must have a signed permission slip on file at the Library in order to participate. Participation in teen events is free for Library members and 10 euros per person for non-members. Masks are strongly encouraged for all Library visitors ages 6 and up, staff, and volunteers. Library visitors are expected to familiarize themselves with the Rules and Code of Conduct so that we can provide a pleasant library environment for all patrons. Questions about collections and programs for children and teens can be sent to the Library’s Children’s and Teens’ Services Manager, Celeste Rhoads: celeste@americanlibraryinparis.org.

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June 3
19 h 00 min - 21 h 00 min
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