Poetry Contest for Adults and Teens
March 1 - April 5
Adult and teen (grades 6-12) poets, check out our special poetry displays in Adult Services designed to inspire you to write your best poetry. Enter CLPL's 11th Annual Poetry Contest. Click here for details. Winners will be awarded during Poetry Night, Tuesday, April 29 at 7:00 pm.
Pictured at left: Indulge your creative side with the materials on display in Adult Services prepared by Librarian Susan Shaffer.
Paddock Entrance Automatic Door Out-of-order
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Read, Write and Win - Grades 3-8
Children in grades 3-5 can choose to read and write a new ending to either Wonder by R.J. Palacio or Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu or read and create a new illustrated essay ending to Summer Camp Science Mysteries #1: In Search of the Fog Zombie by Lynda Beauregard. Teens in grades 6-8 can choose to read and write a new ending to either The Apothecary by Maile Meloy or Liar & Spy by Rebecca Stead or read and create a new illustrated essay ending to Pandemonium by Chris Wooding. Copies of the books are available to check out at the Library. Cash prizes of $100 (first place), $75 (second place), $50 (third place) and $25 (fourth place) will be awarded for each book. Click here for contest rules and here for entry. Haga clic aquí para ver las reglas del concurso y aquí para participar.
Sponsored by the Crystal Lake Public Library, Rotary Club of Crystal Lake Dawnbreakers, School District 47 and McHenry County College.