Playwriting Workshop with Michael Wright!

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Here is an exciting opportunity if you're interested in playwriting!

The workshop will cover aspects of playwriting, including proper stage play format, creating a script for the imaginative possibilities of the stage, and tips on aspects such as writing good dialogue and creating characters. Michael Wright is the director of the Interdisciplinary Program in Creative Writing at The University of Tulsa, where he teaches screenwriting and playwriting.

Playwriting Workshop With Michael Wright

Saturday, May 10th

3 – 4:30 pm

Nathan Hale Library, 6038 E. 23rd St. 74114

To register, call 918-549-7617

Top Picks: Graphic Novels

Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong

Every year, the Young Adult Library Services Association, YALSA for short, puts out several lists of the best young adult fiction for the year. One of those lists is the Top Ten Great Graphic Novels for Teens. 2014's list is full of awesomeness, from Gene Yang to Faith Erin Hicks and more! Check out some of the titles from the list below, and click on the titles to request them from the library.

March March: Book 1 by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell

2014 Young People's Creative Writing Contest

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The 2014 Young People's Creative Writing Contest in just around the corner! 

Brochures will be available soon at all libraries, but for now, here's what you need to do:

  • Contest is for ages 10-18
  • 3 age groups: 10-12, 13-15, 16-18
  • 4 categories: poetry, short story, informal essay, short play, and NEW IN 2014: Graphic Short Story. 
  • Contestants may enter more than one category, but only one manuscript per category.
  • Entries accepted May 1 – June 5 
  • Enter online, starting May 1st at http://teens.tulsalibrary.org/ypcwc, or by filling out an entry form (attached below).

More details in the attached brochure/entry form.

Questions? Call 918-549-7490 or email cwalsh@tulsalibrary.org.

Teen Tech Week event - Duck Tape Lounge

 Teens - jOin us next week, Tues. March 11 @ 4:30 PM for DIY Ducktivities!

Need Duck Tape books or ideas ?      http://bit.ly/1g3gXSL

Shrinky Dinks!!!

We are kicking of Teen Tech MONTH at Nathan Hale on Monday, March 3rd from 3:30 - 5:00 with some low-tech retro, DIY fun: we are making Shrinky Dinks.  Make yours into magnets, keychains, jewelry pieces or other wearable art.  All materials are provided.

   

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