TEENAGE readers are urged to take part in a day of exciting activities at Huddersfield Library.
Teenage Kicks is being staged on Sunday, October 10, featuring a range of inspiring workshops by professional writers.
Project co-ordinator Alex Markham said: "This is the region's first teen reading day, catering specifically for teenage reading interests."
Nine workshops will be held, including how to get published by Ceri Worman and writing horror and ghost stories by author Alan Gibbons. Others will be held on football, reading and printmaking.
Fantasy fiction fans can join an online fan fiction workshop and write themselves into their favourite novels.
Sports fans can try out their penalty taking skills against quiz master and football writer Tom Palmer, author of If You're Proud to be a Leeds Fan.
His football reading game workshop will offer football chat, penalties and prizes.
Artistic teenagers can join Keith Hopwell, graffiti artist, producer and recorder for Ninja tune label, in his outdoor art workshop.
Alternatively they may take part in Ami Hallgarth's Story of My Life workshop in the art gallery.
Words, Rhymes and Talking Loud sees performance poet Rommi Smith and musician Simon Grainger turning reading experiences into song in a fusion of music and poetry using a mixing deck.
Professional actors Matt Aistrup and Dave Raynor will bring characters to life in their Mixing It workshop, where participants can join in or watch their improvisation sessions.
Teenage Kicks will last from 11am to 4pm and costs £3.50 per person (lunch included).
Places must be pre-booked and participants can choose two workshops, one for the morning session and another for the afternoon session.
Log onto www.kirklees.gov.uk/teenagekicks. For further details teenagers should contact Alex Markham, tel: 01484 226300, mobile: 07906 765851 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org