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Teen Fiction Writing Contest

Friday, February 17, 2017
All Locations
Teens residing in Montgomery County are invited to stretch their creativity in our annual Teen Fiction Writing Contest.  Entries will be accepted January 3-February 17, 2016 via email to smoser@daytonmetrolibrary.org or in person at each branch location.  Winners will be announced and prizes awarded at an awards ceremony on March 18th at the Northwest Branch.   Entries will be accepted in the following categories: 
  • Grades 7-9 Flash Fiction (Up to 500 words)
  • Grades 7-9 General Fiction (500-2000 words)
  • Grades 7-9 Fan Fiction (up to 2000 words)
  • Grades 10-12 Flash Fiction (Up to 500 words)
  • Grades 10-12 General Fiction (500-2000 words)
  • Grades 10-12 Fan Fiction (up to 2000 words)
Prizes in each category will be $100 for first place, $75 for second place, and $50 for third place.  The Dayton Metro Library Friends are generously sponsoring this contest.

See www.daytonmetrolibrary.org/teens for more details.
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Minecraft Afternoon

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Brookville
Community Room
Join us for an afternoon of Minecraft.  If you have never played before, come and learn how it works. If you play all the time, come and share tips and tricks with other players.  Grades 7th-12th.
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Teen Advisory Group

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Brookville
Community Room

-          TAG, you're it! Want your voice heard? Come to our Teen Advisory Group and tell us what you want at your library. It counts towards volunteer hours for college, and there will be snacks. Grades 7th-12th. Please register in advance.

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Teen 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 7th-12th. 
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Teen Hangout

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Brookville
Community Room
Hang out after school. Read, play games, chat, and craft, just come and chill. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Grades 7th-12th.
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Tabletop Fun

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Brookville
Community Room
Join us for an afternoon of hanging out and playing board games. We have a big selection of games to choose from,  including some you probably have never played before. Snacks provided. Grades 7th-12th.
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Teen DIY -Button Making

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Brookville
Community Room
Make some flair. Show your fandom pride. Whatever you like, come make a button for it. Grades 7th-12th. 
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Teen 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 7th-12th. 
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Teen Hangout

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Brookville
Community Room
Hang out after school. Read, play games, chat, and craft, just come and chill. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Grades 7th-12th.
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Chess Boxing

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Brookville
Community Room
Chess boxing is a fully developed competitive sport popular in Europe and governed by the World Chess Boxing Association.  It combines the mental game of Chess, with the physical sport of boxing.  Our just-for-fun version will feature Wii Boxing so nobody gets hurt!
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