Teens can win $3,000 for writing about their lives in the 13th Annual Dottie Yeck Good Life Award Writing Contest! Online entries are accepted from teens enrolled in grades 7-9 who live or attend school in Montgomery County. This program (including the prize money, advertising, etc., are paid for with an endowment from the family of Dottie Yeck who believed that Being Good + Doing Good = Having Fun and Being Happy and that 'one is never too young to make a positive impact on the world.' To see eligibility requirements and more details about the contest, visit wclibrary.info/gla/. NEW this year! First place ($3,000), 2nd place ($500), 3rd place ($250), 4th place ($100) prizes awarded.
Come to the celebrate the opening of Woodbourne library with late-night fun including pizza, a scavenger hunt, gaming, flashlight tag, and karaoke! Open to grades 6 - 12. Registration opens August 27 at 5:00 PM. *Please note that participants must be able to arrive at 5:30 and stay until 11:30.
Join other teens and discuss the book This Mortal Coil by Emily Suvada while you enjoy Bill's Donuts and drinks! Copies of the book are available at the Children’s Desk, no library card required. Open to grades 6 - 12.
Join us after-hours for a spooky night of fun, including a library scavenger hunt in the dark, a costume contest, deliciously creepy food, and a frightening good time! Costumes are highly encouraged! Open to grades 6 - 12.
Join us for an inspiring evening as we celebrate the winners and Honorable Mentions of the 13th Annual Dottie Yeck Good Life Award writing contest! Listen to nationally known speaker, author, consultant, and local resident Fran Kick as he puts his unique spin on life's perspectives and invites you to Kick It In! and Take the Lead. The top four writers will read their essays and refreshments will be served.