Middle-Grade Short Story Workshop: Finding Your Spark! with Mimi Olson

Get ready for AADL's 32nd It's All Write! teen writing contest with this workshop with local Author Mimi Olson!

Middle-grade author Mimi Olson’s storytelling workshop will help middle school students find inspiration and identify the stories that are all around them. In addition to covering many elements of drafting a short story, participants will learn where and how to start their own pieces. She will also read an excerpt from her novel Middle School is No Place for Magic.

2023 Halloween Costume Contest

AADL's Halloween Costume Contest is back! Got a creative, cool, cute, or spooky costume? Come in your flashiest, most beautiful, or most outrageous costume to AADL’s annual costume contest!

To enter, you must be seen by the judges between 12:00–2:00pm. The award ceremony will be held at 2:30pm. We will have a photo booth in the Lobby (from 12:00–3:00pm) for all to commemorate the day.

Target gift cards for $50 will be awarded in these categories: