Words on Wheels

Are you interested in thinking more about how life in Arizona and our local and state histories can enrich your own writing?  

Do you want to learn more about how to chronicle the lives of others?

Do you want to explore the illuminating historical resources that you can use to develop even more detailed accounts of individuals and communities in Arizona?  

Join this hands-on workshop in which you will start to research and write about the family members, community leaders and memorable Arizonans that you want to introduce to the rest of the world. You will develop some research strategies, explore genealogical archives and with your fellow workshop participants, think about how your writing about Arizona life and history is becoming more textured and powerful. 

 Free and open to the public  |  Space is limited  |  Lunch Provided
Computers will be available, but you are welcome to bring a laptop or your favorite writing tool.

Lois Brown headshotPresented by:  

Lois Brown, PhD 
Director, Center for the Study of Race and Democracy
Foundation Professor of English, Arizona State University


Photo credit: Arizona Library Association

Location: South Mountain Community College

South Mountain Community Library
7050 S. 24th St.  
Phoenix, AZ 85042


South Mountain Community College is located on S. 24th St., north of E. Baseline Rd. The library is on the east side of campus, near the main entrance. 


Parking at South Mountain Community College is FREE for visitors. There is a small parking lot directly in front of the library and the South Parking lot is short walk. Review the parking map for all parking options. The library is marked as (SMCL) on the map.
Parking Map

Public Transportation:

South Mountain Community College is also accessible by public transportation including light rail and bus. For more information about public transportation options, visit the Valley Metro: http://www.valleymetro.org

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Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

South Mountain Community Library
7050 S. 24th St., Phoenix