If you're an aspiring playwright, this is your chance to shine! Submit an 8-15 minute full scene written in English and saved as a PDF by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Please number the pages of your script and include on your title page only: a cast list, your name, email, phone, school, and grade. No musicals or children's plays will be accepted. Your work must be your own original work, not be previously published or performed, and Dayton Metro Library reserves the right to not select a winner. Winners in each category (Grades 7-8, 9-10, and 11-12) will be featured as a stage reading at the awards ceremony on December 14th. Writers must be available for workshops and rehearsals. Winners will be announced 11-16-19 at the StoryCon: Teen program at the Main Library.
Are you a teen author? Have you always wanted to be a teen author? This is your chance. Submit your entry via email to email@example.com during the month of November. Entries will be accepted in four categories: Grades 7-9 Flash Fiction (500 words or less), Grades 10-12 Flash Fiction (500 words or less), Grades 7-9 General Fiction (500-2000 words), and Grades 10-12 General Fiction (500-2000 words). Winners will be awarded Amazon Gift Cards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category.
Bring your little ghouls and goblins to the library for some fabulous Halloween fun. We'll have stories, party games, crafts, and a treat. Participants and their parents are encouraged to come in costume. Ages 3-8.
Explore the variety of mysteries being published at our monthly book discussion! Each month's title to be discussed will be available at the Brookville Library a month before the discussion and most are available for download from the library's website.The leader will talk about the background of the author of each month's title, bring up questions to be discussed and have information about similar authors or titles that might be of interest. We close with recommendations from the group about what else they have been reading. Refreshments suitable to the atmosphere of the book being discussed will be served.
The mystery for October is Sweet Little Lies by Caz Frear
This program provides a safe space for teens who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, or an ally to meet and discuss LGBTQIA+ history, current events, and pop culture. Grades 7-12.
“What up demons, it’s ya boy!” Grab your spirit boxes and popcorn and buckle in for a wild ride. Join us for a range of activities honoring the Ghoul Boys and their mission to prove that ghosts are real. Grades 7-12.
Ever wondered what it takes to narrate an audio book, or what’s changed in the audio book industry from books on tape days to today? Audio book narrator (nearly 200 titles on Audible) and professional stage, screen and voice-over actress Teri Clark Linden will talk about her journey into audio book narrating, working from her home studio and how she’s seen the world of audio books expand over the last decade.
Teri Clark Linden, American Actress & Narrator represented by Stewart Talent, NY, & narrates on site, or from her state of the art Whisper Room studio. Her performances from Shakespeare to new plays at Jeff Daniels Purple Rose Theatre, in films (JACK REACHER, SUPER 8) and voicing hundreds of commercials make it sound easy as she creates just the right tone, character & dialect for each author's work. Teri has narrated nearly 200 titles.
Join a free coding club at your library to learn computer science concepts in a safe and supportive environment through lessons in programming language, and interest in art, game design, and storytelling. Learn the concepts of loops, variables, conditionals, and functions that form the basis for all programming languages - whether you want to build a website, an app, or a robot. We will work in teams to design and build a Computer Science "CS" Impact Project that solves real world problems you care about through code.
Curriculum provided by Girls Who Code, a national non-profit working to close the gender gap in technology. Our coding club is for both boys and girls grades 3-5.
Bring a Magazine! Take a Magazine! Do you love reading magazines? Have you finished the ones you have? Come by the Brookville Library any time on the first Saturday of each month to browse through those your neighbors have brought in. Drop off any you want to share that day or during the week before.