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Spanish conversation and writers groups set to begin at library

A Spanish conversation group for adults will meet beginning Friday, Sept. 8 and a writers group will begin meeting on Tuesdays beginning Sept. 12 at the Corinne Costin Gibson Memorial Public Library in Port St. Joe.

The Spanish Conversation Group will continue to meet Friday Oct. 13 and Nov. 10 at noon and is designed for those who want to practice their Spanish conversation skills. During the sessions, participants will review some Spanish basics and get to know each other in Spanish. ​The Spanish Conversation group will be led by Marilyn Dees, Assistant Manager of the library and retired Spanish teacher. Dees has experience teaching different levels of Spanish from elementary school through Advanced Placement (college level) classes. 

Writers from all genres are invited to join the Writer’s Group where they will strengthen their writing skills, discuss techniques and challenges, and receive constructive feedback and critiques. The group will continue to meet on Tuesdays Sept. 12 and 26; Oct. 10 and 24 and Nov. 14 and 28 at 10:30 with Deborah Mays, local author, as the leader.

The programs are free and open to the public at the Corinne Costin Gibson Memorial Public Library located at 100 Library Drive, Port St. Joe, FL 32456. For more information, call 850-229-8879 or visit www.nwrls.com.

Meet the Editor

David Adlerstein, The Apalachicola Times’ digital editor, started with the news outlet in January 2002 as a reporter.

Prior to then, David Adlerstein began as a newspaperman with a small Boston weekly, after graduating magna cum laude from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. He later edited the weekly Bellville Times, and as business reporter for the daily Marion Star, both not far from his hometown of Columbus, Ohio.

In 1995, he moved to South Florida, and worked as a business reporter and editor of Medical Business newspaper. In Jan. 2002, he began with the Apalachicola Times, first as reporter and later as editor, and in Oct. 2020, also began editing the Port St. Joe Star.

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