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“Spark a Reaction” Photo Contest Reminder

This is a reminder to all our blog readers that July 25 is the deadline for submitting your photos for the “Spark a Reaction” Teen Photography Contest. Winners will receive a gift card to Barnes & Noble and their artwork … Continue reading

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“Spark a Reaction” Teen Photography Contest

Spark your creativity through photography. Submit your photos in one of three categories by July 25 for a chance to win a Barnes & Noble gift card: Portrait: A photograph of a person or group of people observed in their natural environment. Nature: A photograph … Continue reading

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Teen Winners in Callaway County Poetry Contest

Thanks to all the young poets who submitted entries in the 2014 Callaway County Youth Poetry Contest, sponsored by the Callaway County Public Library and the Auxvasse Creative Arts Program. These organizations honored the winners of the contest on Thursday, May 1 at the … Continue reading

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“Spark a Reaction” Bookmark Contest Winners

Earlier this spring we asked area young adults to help us prepare for Summer Reading by designing an original bookmark based on the teen theme, “Spark a Reaction.” Using ink, colored pencils and a great deal of imagination, this year’s … Continue reading

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2014 Teen Book Champion Is Chosen!

After two months of nail-biting competition, central Missouri teens have selected their March Madness Teen Book Tournament Champion. We began with a list of 32 finalists which included bestsellers such as “Delirium” by Lauren Oliver, “Legend” by Marie Lu, and many Gateway and Truman Award nominees. Many thanks to the teachers … Continue reading

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2014 Teen Book Tournament Finalists Announced

VOTE NOW through March 31 for the tournament champion! Three months of reading and preparation have led to this moment: the announcement of our teen book tournament finalists! Thank you to all the students who have shared their favorites with us. So far, we’ve … Continue reading

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2014 Teen Book Tournament: Final 4 Announced

VOTE NOW through March 24 for the final two contending titles! During the months of February and March, area young adults have eliminated 28 books to determine their top four favorite titles in the March Madness Teen Book Tournament. Below is a … Continue reading

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Upcoming Teen Contests

Design a Bookmark Contest Help us get ready for Summer Reading by designing an original bookmark based on the teen theme, “Spark a Reaction.” Winners’ artwork from each library will appear on bookmarks to be distributed late spring through summer. … Continue reading

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2014 Teen Book Tournament: Elite 8 Announced

We’ve officially moved into the third round of our single elimination teen book tournament. So far, 24 books have been struck from the list to determine the Elite 8. Did April Henry make the cut with her book, “Girl, Stolen,” or did … Continue reading

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2014 Teen Book Tournament: Sweet 16 Announced

After an exciting two months of voting, DBRLTeen is proud to announce the Sweet 16 in our March Madness Teen Book Tournament. However, if you are just joining in the fun, here’s a little background to get you caught up. Through a … Continue reading

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