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2017 Young People's Creative Writing Contest

Entry forms will be available at all libraries, but here are the quick facts:
 
Contest is for ages 10-18
  • 3 age groups: 10-12, 13-15, 16-18
  • 5 categories: poetry, short story, informal essay, short play, and comix (graphic short story).
  • Contestants may enter more than one category, but only one manuscript per category.
  • Entries accepted February 1 – March 4 
 
More details and contest rules in the attached brochure/entry form. Questions? Call 918-549-7323.

Vote Now For YALSA's Teens' Top Ten!

Vote NOW for YALSA's Teens' Top Ten List! Do you want SIX OF CROWS to win? How about THE DARKEST PART OF THE FOREST?

Check out the video below to see more about this year's nominees!

2016 Summer Reading Program

Sign up for the Tulsa City-County Library's 2016 Summer Reading Program! The summer reading program runs from May 31-August 6. Register at any library, or register online at http://tulsalibrary.beanstack.org. Check out our list of awesome teen programs and events running all summer long!

2016 Young People's Creative Writing Contest Results!

Thank you to everyone who entered this year's Young People's Creative Writing Contest! We had over 550 entries this year -- wow! Below is a full list of winners, and attached at the bottom of this blog post are scanned copies of the winning entries. Winners will be honored in an award ceremony on Friday, May 6, at 7 pm, at the Hardesty Regional Library's Connor's Cove Theatre. All are welcome to attend the ceremony and hear author Gordon Korman speak about writing, books, and his life as an author. Congratulations to all the winners! 

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