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Teen Poetry Contest
Students in grades 6-12 can submit one poem of up to 12 (short) or up to 25 (long) lines in our annual Teen Poetry Contest. Entries are due April 13. Winners in each category will receive gift certificates for $25, $15, or $10. The Library will host a Poetry Café on Monday, May 1 at 6:30 p.m. for all poets to read their work. Snacks will be provided and prizes will be awarded.

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March 15 – Teen Gaming @ Davenport Public Library (Fairmount)

March 15 – Spring Break Theater @ Bettendorf Public Library

March 16 – Coding Night @ Rock Island Public Library (Main)

March 16 – Stop Motion Movie Maker @ River Valley Library

March 18 – TEEN STEM – Magnetic Slime @ East Moline Public Library

March 18 – Henna Tattooing @ Silvis Public Library

March 20 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ Bettendorf Public Library

March 21 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ Bettendorf Public Library

 

 

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Next Week

Monday, March 13 @ 6:00 p.m.
During the second session of LEGO Robotics, students will use what they learned to compete against their friends. This event is part of the Project Next Generation grant. Space is limited and registration is required. Bus passes are available upon request.

Tuesday, March 14 @ 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Anime Club is open to teens and tweens in grades 6 through 12 who love anime, manga, and all things Japanese. Drop by to watch anime, enjoy snacks, and make new friends.

Wednesday, March 15 @ 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Students in grades 6 through 12 can play a variety of video games, board games, and computer games in the Teen Corner on Game Days. Drop in any time.

Thursday, March 16 @ 6:00 p.m.
Students in grades 4-12 are needed for Illinois Veteran’s History Project Training. Learn interview techniques, how to use recording equipment, and the project’s guidelines. Interviews with veterans will be scheduled in April and May. This workshop is part of the Project Next Generation grant. No registration required and bus passes are available to participants.

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Check out these events around town…

March 8 – Teen Gaming @ Davenport Public Library (Fairmount)

March 8 – Make Your Own Compass @ Bettendorf Public Library

March 9 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ Bettendorf Public Library

March 10 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ Bettendorf Public Library

March 11 – 2nd Saturday Card ClubSilvis Public Library

March 13 – Creation Studio: Yarn Monsters @ Bettendorf Public Library

March 14 – Teen Coloring Contest @ Silvis Public Library

 

 

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Next Week

Monday, March 6 @ 6:00 p.m.
Students in grades 4 through 8 can learn about LEGO Robotics. Learn how to program the robots, then come back next week to compete against your friends. This event is part of the Project Next Generation grant. Space is limited and registration is required. Bus passes are available upon request.

Tuesday, March 7 @ 6:00 p.m.
Teens who entered a video in the YouTube Contest, along with their family and friends, are invited to the Putnam Museum for the Premiere Party. View the entries on the giant screen and vote for your favorite. Pizza and drinks will be provided.

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Check out these events around town…

March 1 – YouTube Contest entries are due

March 1 – Teen Gaming @ Davenport Public Library (Fairmount)

March 1 – Teen Fun on Early Release @ Bettendorf Public Library

March 2 – Teen Gaming Night @ East Moline Public Library

March 2 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ Bettendorf Public Library

March 6 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ Bettendorf Public Library

March 7 – Young Adult After School Hangout @ Bettendorf Public Library

March 7 – YouTube Contest Premiere Party @ Putnam Museum

 

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