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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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Homework Help

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Trotwood
Need a little help with your homework? There is homework help available to students of all ages and grades. Trained volunteers can assist students in finding the reliable resources to provide the answers.  
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Homework Help

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Trotwood
Need a little help with your homework? There is homework help available to students of all ages and grades. Trained volunteers can assist students in finding the reliable resources to provide the answers.  
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Spooky Saturday Matinee

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Trotwood
Meeting Room
Gather up your buddies and come to the Trotwood Library for a scary movie to celebrate Halloween. Popcorn and drinks will be provided. 
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Homework Help

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Trotwood
Need a little help with your homework? There is homework help available to students of all ages and grades. Trained volunteers can assist students in finding the reliable resources to provide the answers.  
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Snack and Chat

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Trotwood
Meeting Room
Grab a snack, play games, and chat with friends. 
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Homework Help

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Trotwood
Need a little help with your homework? There is homework help available to students of all ages and grades. Trained volunteers can assist students in finding the reliable resources to provide the answers.  
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Homework Help

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Trotwood
Need a little help with your homework? There is homework help available to students of all ages and grades. Trained volunteers can assist students in finding the reliable resources to provide the answers.  
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Where in the Library is Carmen Sandiego?

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Trotwood
Meeting 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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Homework Help

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Trotwood
Need a little help with your homework? There is homework help available to students of all ages and grades. Trained volunteers can assist students in finding the reliable resources to provide the answers.  
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Homework Help

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Trotwood
Need a little help with your homework? There is homework help available to students of all ages and grades. Trained volunteers can assist students in finding the reliable resources to provide the answers.  
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Anime and Manga Time

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Trotwood
Meeting Room
Talk about your favorite manga, watch anime episodes, have snacks and just hang out.
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Homework Help

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Trotwood
Need a little help with your homework? There is homework help available to students of all ages and grades. Trained volunteers can assist students in finding the reliable resources to provide the answers.  
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National High Five a Librarian Day!

9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Trotwood
Celebrate National High Five a Librarian Day by... you guessed it - high fiving a librarian! Everyone who high fives a Trotwood staff member may choose an item from our giveaway bin! 


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Homework Help

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Trotwood
Need a little help with your homework? There is homework help available to students of all ages and grades. Trained volunteers can assist students in finding the reliable resources to provide the answers.  
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DIY Lip Balm

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Trotwood
Meeting Room
Have fun with friends and make your own lip balm using Kool-Aid, sugar, water, and coconut oil, 
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Homework Help

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Trotwood
Need a little help with your homework? There is homework help available to students of all ages and grades. Trained volunteers can assist students in finding the reliable resources to provide the answers.  
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Snack and Chat

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Trotwood
Meeting Room
Grab a snack, play games, and chat with friends. 
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Homework Help

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Trotwood
Need a little help with your homework? There is homework help available to students of all ages and grades. Trained volunteers can assist students in finding the reliable resources to provide the answers.  
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Homework Help

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Trotwood
Need a little help with your homework? There is homework help available to students of all ages and grades. Trained volunteers can assist students in finding the reliable resources to provide the answers.  
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Homework Help

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Trotwood
Need a little help with your homework? There is homework help available to students of all ages and grades. Trained volunteers can assist students in finding the reliable resources to provide the answers.  
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Anime and Manga Time

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Trotwood
Meeting Room
Talk about your favorite manga, watch anime episodes, have snacks and just hang out.
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Homework Help

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Trotwood
Need a little help with your homework? There is homework help available to students of all ages and grades. Trained volunteers can assist students in finding the reliable resources to provide the answers.  
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Learn to Draw Anime and Manga

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Trotwood
Meeting Room
Learn the basics of drawing anime & manga, and better understand these popular art forms through a basic study of Japanese culture.
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