Fred Melden will be at Conversations With Writers, at 7 p.m. Monday, August 29, 2016. Conversations With Writers happens at the Hillsboro Library, 2850 NE Brookwood Pkwy., Hillsboro.

Leanne GrabelWhat Should (and What Can) We Hide From Our Young?

Leanne Grabel, poet, memoirist, and illustrator, has written and produced numerous spoken-word shows, including The Lighter Side of Chronic Depression and Anger: The Musical. Her books include Brontosaurus, Lonesome and Very Quarrelsome Heroes, and Short Poems by a Short Poet.

Leanne will mix art forms to illuminate the question of keeping books, poetry and other means of expression from our children in the age of social media. The event is free.