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Teen Fiction Writing Contest

Friday, February 17, 2017
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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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Teen/Tween Book Club

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Trotwood
Meeting Room
Read and discuss popular books.  Participants should be in grade 6-12. Members have input in what is read.
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Writing Workshop

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Trotwood
Meeting Room
Sharpen your writing skills with a published writer and author of 8 books including "Finding Faith", Mrs. Tina Toles.  Mrs. Toles will help the teenagers become more skillful writers and story tellers.

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Teen Super Bowl Party

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Trotwood
Meeting Room
Celebrate the biggest football game of the year by bragging on your pick to win the big game!
Come play Madden Football, other games and enjoy some snacks! 
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Homework Helpers

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Trotwood
Meeting Room
Get help with homework assignments.  Laptops will be available for students to use.

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Registration is closed

Teen/Tween Book Club

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Trotwood
Meeting Room
Read and discuss popular books.  Participants should be in grade 6-12. Members have input in what is read.
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Poetry of Phyllis Wheatley

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Trotwood
Meeting Room
Hear Phyllis Wheatley's life story through her poetry. This re-telling of a poet's life is by Winnie Johnson, Manager of the Madden Hills Branch Library.
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Registration is open

Writing Workshop

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Trotwood
Meeting Room
Sharpen your writing skills with a published writer and author of 8 books including "Finding Faith", Mrs. Tina Toles.  Mrs. Toles will help the teenagers become more skillful writers and story tellers.

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Registration begins 2/1/2017 at 12:00 AM

Kitchen Science Maker Kit- Teen Bake Off

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Trotwood
Meeting Room
Which tastes better? Regular or Vegan cupcakes.  You be the judge.  Two teams will have a bake off to see if you can tell the difference.
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Homework Helpers

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Trotwood
Meeting Room
Get help with homework assignments.  Laptops will be available for students to use.

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Registration is closed

Teen/Tween Book Club

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Trotwood
Meeting Room
Read and discuss popular books.  Participants should be in grade 6-12. Members have input in what is read.
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