Writing / Literature

Youth Poetry Contest

UAPL’s Teen Advisory Board is hosting a poetry contest! To participate, write your own poem and submit a copy to any of the UAPL’s Youth Departments between March 27– March 31st. Poems are open to creativity but are limited to 500 words.
One poem from each age group (gr. K-4; 5-8 and 9-12) will be chosen anonymously by the Teen Advisory Board, and each winner will receive a gold medal and will be featured on our website. Please include your name, grade, phone number and email address on your poem when entering.

Date: 

Monday, March 27, 2017 (All day)

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Youth Poetry Contest

UAPL’s Teen Advisory Board is hosting a poetry contest! To participate, write your own poem and submit a copy to any of the UAPL’s Youth Departments between March 27– March 31st. Poems are open to creativity but are limited to 500 words.
One poem from each age group (gr. K-4; 5-8 and 9-12) will be chosen anonymously by the Teen Advisory Board, and each winner will receive a gold medal and will be featured on our website. Please include your name, grade, phone number and email address on your poem when entering.

Date: 

Monday, March 27, 2017 (All day)

Age Group: 

Library: 

Youth Poetry Contest

UAPL’s Teen Advisory Board is hosting a poetry contest! To participate, write your own poem and submit a copy to any of the UAPL’s Youth Departments between March 27 - March 31. Poems are open to creativity but are limited to 500 words. One poem from each age group (gr. K-4, 5-8 and 9-12) will be chosen anonymously by the Teen Advisory Board, and each winner will receive a gold medal and will be featured on our website. Please include your name, grade, phone number and email address on your poem when entering.

Date: 

Monday, March 27, 2017 (All day)

Age Group: 

Library: 

Youth Poetry Contest

UAPL’s Teen Advisory Board is hosting a poetry contest! To participate, write your own poem and submit a copy to any of the UAPL’s Youth Departments between March 27 - March 31. Poems are open to creativity but are limited to 500 words. One poem from each age group (gr. K-4, 5-8 and 9-12) will be chosen anonymously by the Teen Advisory Board, and each winner will receive a gold medal and will be featured on our website. Please include your name, grade, phone number and email address on your poem when entering.

Date: 

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 (All day)

Age Group: 

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Youth Poetry Contest

UAPL’s Teen Advisory Board is hosting a poetry contest! To participate, write your own poem and submit a copy to any of the UAPL’s Youth Departments between March 27 - March 31. Poems are open to creativity but are limited to 500 words. One poem from each age group (gr. K-4, 5-8 and 9-12) will be chosen anonymously by the Teen Advisory Board, and each winner will receive a gold medal and will be featured on our website. Please include your name, grade, phone number and email address on your poem when entering.

Date: 

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 (All day)

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Youth Poetry Contest

UAPL’s Teen Advisory Board is hosting a poetry contest! To participate, write your own poem and submit a copy to any of the UAPL’s Youth Departments between March 27 - March 31. Poems are open to creativity but are limited to 500 words. One poem from each age group (gr. K-4, 5-8 and 9-12) will be chosen anonymously by the Teen Advisory Board, and each winner will receive a gold medal and will be featured on our website. Please include your name, grade, phone number and email address on your poem when entering.

Date: 

Thursday, March 30, 2017 (All day)

Age Group: 

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Youth Poetry Contest

UAPL’s Teen Advisory Board is hosting a poetry contest! To participate, write your own poem and submit a copy to any of the UAPL’s Youth Departments between March 27 - March 31. Poems are open to creativity but are limited to 500 words. One poem from each age group (gr. K-4, 5-8 and 9-12) will be chosen anonymously by the Teen Advisory Board, and each winner will receive a gold medal and will be featured on our website. Please include your name, grade, phone number and email address on your poem when entering.

Date: 

Friday, March 31, 2017 (All day)

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The Entirely True Story of "The Spy Who Couldn't Spell"

Before Edward Snowden’s infamous data breach, the largest theft of government secrets was committed by an ingenious traitor whose intricate espionage scheme and complex system of coded messages were made even more baffling by his dyslexia. His name is Brian Regan,but he came to be known as The Spy Who Couldn’t Spell.

Join author and journalist Yudhijit Bhattacharjee for a discussion of the investigation, research and writing of his nonfiction book. Yudhijit Bhattacharjee is an award-winning writer whose features and essays on espionage, cybercrime, science and medicine have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, Wired and other U.S. magazines. Yudhijit spent 11 years as a staff writer at the weekly journal Science, writing about neuroscience, astronomy and a variety of other topics in research and science policy. His work has been anthologized in the Best American Science and Nature Writing series. Yudhijit has an undergraduate degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, and a master’s in journalism from The Ohio State University. He lives in a suburb of Washington, D.C., with his wife, his two children and a big red dog.

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Ask the Ohioana Authors!

This year’s Ohioana Book Festival will be held on Saturday April 8th. Ohioana Festival authors include poet Darren C. Demaree, historical novelist Linda Kass, and young adult novelist Natalie D. Richards who will join us for a moderated panel discussion. You’ll have a chance to ask questions, too. Writers and readers alike will enjoy this discussion.

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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