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Write & Illustrate Your Own Book Contest

Write & Illustrate Your Own Book Contest WINNERS!

Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest WINNERS!

2018 Write & Illustrate Your Own Book Contest

Create your own book and you could become a published author with your book on the library shelves! The contest is open to students in grades 1 through 5 who live or attend school in Lebanon County. Click here for contest rules.. The deadline for entries is March 29, 2018. Questions? Contact Sarah at children@lclibs.org.

2018 Write & Illustrate Your Own Book Contest Winners

 

 

2018 Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest Entry Form

The Lebanon Community Library is pleased to announce the Nineteenth Annual Poetry Contest. The contest will run from January 5th  through February 28th, 2018 and is open to all ages. There will be twenty winners (ten from each age group – up to eighth grade and ninth grade to adult).

The rules are as follows: all contestants must be members of one of the Lebanon County Libraries. Contestants are limited to 2 entries and each poem must be no longer than one 8.5” x 11” page; each entry should be typed or printed clearly; please do not add illustrations; place your name on the page with the poem; each entry should have an entry form stapled to it (contact phone number/e-mail is very important); entries may be mailed or brought in person to The Lebanon Community Library, 125 North 7th Street, Lebanon, PA 17046,  or you can email your entries as Word attachments to lebanonlibrarypoetry@yahoo.com .  If this method is selected please include all the entry form information in the body of the email. Poems that have been submitted to other contests or those that have already been published will not be accepted as entries. Entry forms are available at the library or you may print one here.

Winners will be posted by March 28, 2018 UPDATED: Winners will be posted by April 9, 2018 and a poetry reading from the winners will be held at the library on April 16, 2018 at 6pm UPDATED: The poetry reading will be April 30, 2018 at 6pm. At that time, contestants and the general public will have the chance to order a bound volume of the winning entries for purchase. For additional information please contact Barbara Doughty at 717-273-7624, or lebanonlibrarypoetry@yahoo.com .

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2018 Poetry Contest Winners

9th Grade Through Adult

Anxiety and Claustrophobia By: Haley Boyer
The Baby By: Sandra L. Knight-Unger
Bell Ringing in the Valley By: Robert Handwerk
Embossed with Drooling Saliva By: Robert Eastlack
Our Life By: George D. Miller
Sisters Carry Each Other in Their Hearts Forever and Always By: Danielle Elizabeth Barry
Something That Starts With You By: Lillian Santiago
Untitled By: Victoria Abramczuk
Untitled By: Hannah Moore
The Ways and Whims of a Country Woman By: Frederick E. Spangler

Up to 8th Grade

Carpe Diem By: Michael McCarthy
I Remember By: Jolene Bomgardner
In September By: Raynie Kaplan
“Kittens and Mittens” By: Taylor Cunningham
My Friend the Cat By: Julia Kramer
My Old Green Bear By: Alexandria Judd
Nightmare Beach By: Mikayla Speece
Pages By: Emily Lehman
Saturday Shopping By: Sarah Stewart
Show Time By: Savannah Hershey

 

In conjunction with National Poetry Month, the Lebanon Community Library’s 19th Annual Celebration of Poetry will be held at the Lebanon Community Library on Monday, April 16, 2018, at 6:00 PM. UPDATED: April 30, 2018 at 6pm All contest entrants and poetry lovers are invited to this event during which winning poems will be read by the winning poets. Following this event, prepaid orders for a bound volume of the winning entries will be taken. For additional information please contact Barbara Doughty at 717-273-7624 or email lebanonlibrarypoetry@yahoo.com