Call for Entries: Pumpkin Art Contest

Posted on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 by Brandy

Printable Flyer (PDF)

Celebrate your favorite book with a hand-carved or painted pumpkin and be a part of our Pumpkin Parade on October 16! Kid judges will vote for their favorites and three winners will receive a gift card to The Candy Factory.

Turn submissions in all day Monday, October 15 or before 2 p.m. on Tuesday, October 16. Artists need not be present to win. We’ll provide flame-less tea light candles for carved pumpkins.

Adults and youth ages 12 and older.

2018 Photo Contest Winners Announced

Posted on Thursday, August 30, 2018 by Brandy

To celebrate this year’s Summer Reading theme, “Libraries Rock,” we invited teens to capture images of how music inspires their lives. DBRL was grateful to receive nearly 20 submissions from young photographers throughout our service area of Boone and Callaway counties.

Our winners are Ayla Kian Mehr, Grace Whitaker and Jayla Kemp. Check out their photos below and the stories that inspired their submissions. Each will receive a gift card to Barnes & Noble.

Coming up this fall we have many exciting programs planned for young adults including a stop-motion animation challenge, mock Newbery book club, pumpkin art contest, and more awesome escape rooms! Stay informed about these events by subscribing to our our email newsletter. Continue reading “2018 Photo Contest Winners Announced”

July 27 Deadline for Photo Contest

Posted on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 by Brandy

This is a final reminder that all submissions for the Teen Photo Contest are due this Friday, July 27.  To celebrate this year’s Summer Reading theme, “Libraries Rock,” we invite teens to capture images of how music inspires your life. Enter for a chance to win a Barnes & Noble gift card. Winners will be announced in late August and posted on the library’s website and social media.

Contest Deadline:

Entries will be accepted through 5 p.m. on Friday, July 27, 2018.

Eligibility:

  • The contest is open to participants entering grades 7-12.
  • Participants must reside in either Boone or Callaway County, Missouri.

Contest Rules:

  • Photos must be captured digitally.
  • Photos may be digitally enhanced.
  • Entry limit is 1 photo per person.
  • Photos must reflect how music inspires your life.

Submission Instructions:

All contest participants must complete the online entry form. Once the entry form has been submitted, participants must email their photo as an attachment to teen@dbrl.org. Photos must be captured in high resolution (1MB or higher).

Teen Photo Contest

Posted on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 by Brandy

Online Entry Form
Teen Photo Contest Flyer (PDF)

To celebrate this year’s Summer Reading theme, “Libraries Rock,” we invite teens to capture images of how music inspires your life. Enter for a chance to win a Barnes & Noble gift card. All submissions are due by Friday, July 27. Winners will be announced in late August and posted on the library’s website and social media.

Contest Deadline:
Entries will be accepted through 5 p.m. on Friday, July 27, 2018.

Eligibility:

  • The contest is open to participants entering grades 7-12.
  • Participants must reside in either Boone or Callaway County, Missouri.

Contest Rules:

  • Photos must be captured digitally.
  • Photos may be digitally enhanced.
  • Entry limit is 1 photo per person.
  • Photos must reflect how music inspires your life.

Submission Instructions:
All contest participants must complete the online entry form. Once the entry form has been submitted, participants must email their photo as an attachment to teen@dbrl.org. Photos must be captured in high resolution (1MB or higher).

Questions? You may contact a librarian for answers 
at teen@dbrl.org or (573) 443-3161.

Teen Book Tournament Champion

Posted on Thursday, April 5, 2018 by Dana

After two months of nail-biting competition, central Missouri teens have selected their March Madness Teen Book Tournament Champion! We began with a list of 16 finalists which included bestsellers such as “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak and newcomers like “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas.

Many thanks to the teachers and school librarians who have supported this program, and to all the teens who have participated! And now, our 2018 champion is….

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
by Ransom Riggs

Stay tuned to dbrl.org/teens for our sneak peek at this year’s teen Summer Reading program, “Libraries Rock!” Through this program, the library challenges young adults to read for 20 hours, share three book reviews and do seven of our suggested activities. Complete the challenge, and you will be eligible to win some pretty awesome prizes like an Amazon Fire Tablet!

Summer Reading begins May 30 and we have programs for children, teens and adults. Download our info sheet to learn more and share the library love!

 

Voting Begins for 2018 Teen Book Champion

Posted on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 by Brandy

Download Printable Ballot (PDF)

We are excited to announce that voting has begun for the 2018 March Madness Teen Book Tournament. Your vote will help us narrow the 16 most popular teen books to the Elite Eight. You may submit your vote online, or at any DBRL library or bookmobile stop. Voting for the Sweet 16 will continue through Sunday, March 4.

Each round you vote, your name will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win cool prizes like free book sets or a Barnes & Noble gift  card. March Madness is open to all teens ages 12-18 who live in either Boone or Callaway County, Missouri. Limit one ballot per person, per round.

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