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Teen Playwright Contest

Thursday, October 31, 2019
All Locations
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 contest@daytonmetrolibrary.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.


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Teen Fiction Contest

Saturday, November 30, 2019
All Locations
Are you a teen author? Have you always wanted to be a teen author? This is your chance.  Submit your entry via email to contest@daytonmetrolibrary.org 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.  
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Rainbow Alliance

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Brookville
Community Room
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.  
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Buzzfeed Unsolved: Library Edition

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Brookville
Community Room
“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. 
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Halloween Spooktacular

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Brookville
Community Room
Celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year! Join us for creepy crafts, slimy snacks, and other Halloween activities. Grades 7-12. 
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Magazine Swap!

9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Brookville
Quad B
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.
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STAR Day Perler Beads and Tabletop Games

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Brookville
Community Room
Play some tabletop games or craft something from Perler beads. Ages 9-17
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Anime Club

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Brookville
Community Room
Come hang with us otaku-style! Watch an assortment of anime, learn about Japanese culture and more. Grades 7-12. 
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Storytelling with Games

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Brookville
Community Room
Need a nudge to get your creative juices flowing? Join us for International Games Week and play a variety of story-focused tabletop games. Have some fun and tell a story, all at the same time!
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Dumbledore's Army

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Brookville
Community Room
Join fellow Potterheads for this secret Harry Potter fan club, where we’ll celebrate the world’s greatest fandom! Each month we'll do different activities based on the books and movies that won our hearts forever! Just make sure Umbridge doesn't find out! Grades 7-12 
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Where in the Library is Carmen Sandiego?

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Brookville
Community Room
We're taking over the Library with a branch-wide scavenger hunt. It's not "Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego," it's where in the Library is she? Can you track her down before time runs out? Or will this criminal get away with her nefarious deeds?
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Retro Gaming

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Brookville
Community Room
We’re kickin’ it old school with a variety of “vintage” video and board games. Grades 7-12.  
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Rainbow Alliance

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Brookville
Community Room
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.  
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Anime Club

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Brookville
Community Room
Come hang with us otaku-style! Watch an assortment of anime, learn about Japanese culture and more. Grades 7-12. 
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Magazine Swap!

9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Brookville
Quad B
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.
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Dumbledore's Army

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Brookville
Community Room
Join fellow Potterheads for this secret Harry Potter fan club, where we’ll celebrate the world’s greatest fandom! Each month we'll do different activities based on the books and movies that won our hearts forever! Just make sure Umbridge doesn't find out! Grades 7-12 
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Teen Storytime

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Brookville
Community Room
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop the language, literacy, and social skills your teenager needs for school success. Geared toward grades 7 through 12. 
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80s Party

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Brookville
Community Room
Prepare yourself for a totally boring program... PSYCH! This program will be totally righteous as we do some sick crafts, try some totally schweet foods, and listen to rad tunes. Grades 7-12. 
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