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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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Pieceful Patrons Quilting and Sewing Arts Group Quilt Show

Friday, December 13, 2019
New Lebanon
Conference Room
Local quilters will display their quilts and other stitchery. 
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Pop-Up

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Join us as we run a program planned by the Teen Advisory Board!
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Teen Advisory Board

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
New Lebanon
Teen Edge Space
Join us as we plan some of the teen programming for the month!
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Write Club

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Join us as we work on writing projects! Learn about the craft and work with each other to improve your storytelling.
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Roll to Regret

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Join us as we play Dungeons & Dragons! You too can find adventure!
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Myths and Truths about Coyotes

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Coyotes are everywhere today—including every town, city, and county in Ohio. People have a lot of questions about this new, large, somewhat scary animal now living in their midst, and this presentation will give a clear and accurate answer to every one of those questions. It will also give a closeup picture of the life and habits of a very unusual and extraordinary animal.
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Pop-Up

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
New Lebanon
Teen Edge Space
Join us as we run a program planned by the Teen Advisory Board!
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Roll to Regret: Hogwarts

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Join us as we play a Harry Potter RPG! Explore Hogwarts! Learn Spells! Solve the mysteries!
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Anime Club

3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Join us as we tour through Studio Ghibli's movies! 
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Time Warp: Movie Night

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Join us as we watch movies that represent the different decades!
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Teen Advisory Board

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
New Lebanon
Teen Edge Space
Join us as we plan some of the teen programming for the month!
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Write Club

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Join us as we work on writing projects! Learn about the craft and work with each other to improve your storytelling.
View More

Roll to Regret

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Join us as we play Dungeons & Dragons! You too can find adventure!
View More

Pop-Up

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
New Lebanon
Teen Edge Space
Join us as we run a program planned by the Teen Advisory Board!
View More

Roll to Regret: Hogwarts

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Join us as we play a Harry Potter RPG! Explore Hogwarts! Learn Spells! Solve the mysteries!
View More

Anime Club

3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Join us as we tour through Studio Ghibli's movies! 
View More