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Teen Poetry Contest 
The Moline Public Library is holding a Poetry Contest for students in grades 6-12. Submit one (1) original poem in the category of short (up to 12 lines) or long (up to 25 lines). Deadline for submissions is Friday, April 10, 2015. Prizes will be $25, $15, and $10 gift certificates for first, second, and third places in each category. All poets are invited to the Awards Ceremony and Poetry Café on Thursday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room at the Moline Public Library. Poets can read their poems and prizes will be awarded. Entry forms are available at the Library or here.

Wednesday, March 11 @ 2:30-4:30
Stop by the Teen Corner of the library for TEEN-ucopia. We have a variety of games for Nintendo Wii and Xbox One, board games, and other activities.

Thursday, March 12 @ 6:00
We’ll be rolling out the red carpet for everyone who has submitted a video to our YouTube Contest. The Premiere Party will start at 6:00 with pizza, sodas, and snacks, and be followed by a showing of the videos on the Putnam’s giant screen. Prizes will be awarded following the screening.

Saturday, March 14 @ 9:00 
Teens and Tweens in grades 5 and up can take part in a Graphic Novel Workshop hosted by the Moline Public Library. This workshop is part of “Project Next Generation: Dream, Design, Deliver,” and will introduce students to the history of cartooning, creating a comic strip, publishing, and more. Sessions will take place on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m.to 12:30 p.m. starting January 24 and concluding April 11. Attendance at all sessions is recommended. This program is free and no experience is necessary, but space is limited and registration is required. Bus passes will be available to registered participants.

For more information, or to register for the program, contact Jan LaRoche at jlaroche@molinelibrary.org or by calling 309-524-2470.

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