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Teen Playwright Contest

Thursday, October 31, 2019
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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
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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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Anime Day

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Electra C Doren
Conference Room
Do you love everything anime and manga? Have a hankering for ramen? Come enjoy our anime celebration with a feature showing, a ramen eating contest, candy sushi, and more!
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Circuit Bugs

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Electra C Doren
Conference Room
Engineer your own delightful bug using household items in this crafty stem program for school age children and tweens.  Recommended for grades 4-6. 
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Switch Teen Game Time

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Electra C Doren
Conference Room
Come to the library for video game time with a twist. We have a Nintendo Switch and lots of great games for you and your friends to play. Ages 13-17.
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Fall Gardening Celebration

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Electra C Doren
Conference Room
Help fertilize the bulbs we planted in October, and then warm up inside with some hot chocolate and pancakes!
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Makey Makey Invention Lab

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Electra C Doren
Conference Room
With a Makey Makey you can invent new ways of interacting with computers! Learn how circuits and coding work and create your own interactive controller.




Hands-on STEM program.
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Teen Game Time

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Electra C Doren
Conference Room
Come to the library for video game time. We have a PS4 and lots of great games for you and your friends to play. Ages 13-17. 
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Teen Game Time

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Electra C Doren
Conference Room
Come to the library for video game time. We have a PS4 and lots of great games for you and your friends to play. Ages 13-17. 
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Teen Game Time

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Electra C Doren
Conference Room
Come to the library for video game time. We have a PS4 and lots of great games for you and your friends to play. Ages 13-17. 
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Teen Game Time

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Electra C Doren
Conference Room
Come to the library for video game time. We have a PS4 and lots of great games for you and your friends to play. Ages 13-17. 
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Friday Night Movie

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Electra C Doren
Conference Room
Come enjoy snacks and a movie! Movie will be teen's choice with votes to be tallied to choose the winner.
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Duct Tape Wallets

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Electra C Doren
Conference Room
Come make your very own customized wallet using duct tape! Keep it for yourself or make one to give to friends or family!
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