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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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Valor Martial Arts: Self Defense

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
West Carrollton
Meeting Room
Learn to defend yourself in this presentation by Valor Martial Arts. Dress comfortably and learn some self defense moves that can be used to protect yourself.
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Proud Reads Book Club

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
West Carrollton
Meeting Room
A YA book club shared by the Miamisburg and West Carrollton locations that is open to anyone in grades 9-12 wishing to read and discuss LGBTQ books. 

January - Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Leviathan  

February - The Art of Being Normal by Lisa Williamson

March - Girl Mans Up by M-E Girard

April - True Letters from a Fictional Life by Kenneth Logan 
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Totally Teen Wednesday: Dance Music Videos

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
West Carrollton
Meeting Room
Let's dance and have fun. We will learn about video equipment and have a blast making our own dance music videos! 
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Cereal Box Crafts

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
West Carrollton
Meeting Room
We've been collecting cereal boxes, and now we are ready to make crafts. Come craft with us and make a cereal box library card holder, or a collage. We will also enjoy eating some cereal together.
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Monthly Book Club

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
West Carrollton
Meeting Room
Come for books, snacks, and fun! Copies of each book will be available in advance at the library.

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Anti Valentines Day

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
West Carrollton
Love Stinks! Let's have an anti-valentines day party! Make valentines and enjoy a snack!
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Twigs Gymnastics Info Session

3:00 AM - 5:00 AM
West Carrollton
Meeting Room
Twigs Gymnastics will be at the West Carrollton Library to talk to us about the different classes they offer. Wear comfortable clothes and come ready for fun!
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Proud Reads Book Club

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
West Carrollton
Meeting Room
A YA book club shared by the Miamisburg and West Carrollton locations that is open to anyone in grades 9-12 wishing to read and discuss LGBTQ books. 

January - Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Leviathan  

February - The Art of Being Normal by Lisa Williamson

March - Girl Mans Up by M-E Girard

April - True Letters from a Fictional Life by Kenneth Logan 
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Totally Teen Wednesday: Gaming Day

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
West Carrollton
Meeting Room
Come to the library to play games and make new friends! Snacks will be provided.
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Teen Tech Week

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
West Carrollton
"Teen Tech Week is a national initiative of the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) aimed at teens, their parents, educators and other concerned adults."

Join us as we celebrate teen tech week by experimenting and creating with our library maker kits.
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Teen Tech Week

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
West Carrollton
"Teen Tech Week is a national initiative of the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) aimed at teens, their parents, educators and other concerned adults."

Join us as we celebrate teen tech week by experimenting and creating with our library maker kits.
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Teen Tech Week

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
West Carrollton
"Teen Tech Week is a national initiative of the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) aimed at teens, their parents, educators and other concerned adults."

Join us as we celebrate teen tech week by experimenting and creating with our library maker kits.
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Teen Tech Week

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
West Carrollton
"Teen Tech Week is a national initiative of the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) aimed at teens, their parents, educators and other concerned adults."

Join us as we celebrate teen tech week by experimenting and creating with our library maker kits.
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Teen Tech Week

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
West Carrollton
"Teen Tech Week is a national initiative of the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) aimed at teens, their parents, educators and other concerned adults."

Join us as we celebrate teen tech week by experimenting and creating with our library maker kits.
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Monthly Book Club

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
West Carrollton
Meeting Room
Come for books, snacks, and fun! Copies of each book will be available in advance at the library.

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Totally Teen Wednesday: Giant Word Winder and Giant Connect Four

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
West Carrollton
Meeting Room
Come to the library to play games and have fun! Snacks will be provided.
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