Category Archives: Contests & Giveaways

Teen Short Story Contest Begins!

In celebration of Teen Read Week, submit an original short story around the theme “Get Away” from October 19- December 6. Write about a grand adventure, a secret hideaway, how folks escape their day-to-day routine or whatever you think fits … Continue reading

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Winner Announced in Teen Photo Contest

Today we recognize the winner in our “Every Hero Has a Story” Teen Photography Contest. This summer, teens were asked to honor a hero in their lives by submitting a portrait and a short description of his or her inspiring deeds. The … Continue reading

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Vote for “People’s Choice” Award on Facebook

The library has received eight entries in this summer’s Teen Photo Contest. While a panel of staff judges will decide the official winners, we are asking for your help in selecting the “People’s Choice” award. Visit the library’s Facebook page now through Monday, … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Teen Photo Contest Entries Due August 19

This is a reminder to all our blog readers that August 19 is the deadline for submitting your photos for the “Every Hero Has a Story” Teen Photography Contest. Winners will receive a gift card to Barnes & Noble and their … Continue reading

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“Every Hero Has a Story” Teen Photography Contest

Honor a hero in your life by submitting a portrait by August 15 with a short description of his or her inspiring deeds. Portraits may be headshots or photos that show your chosen hero in action. This contest is open to … Continue reading

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2015 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 “The Fault in Our Stars” by John Green, “Mockingjay” by Suzanne Collins, and … Continue reading

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2015 Teen Book Tournament Finalists Announced

VOTE NOW through April 1 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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2015 Teen Book Tournament: Final Four Announced

VOTE NOW through March 25 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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