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PostHeaderIcon 2014 Young Authors’ Contest Deadline Approaching!

young authors contest imageIt is time again for the Young Author Contest.  Entries will be accepted through April 29, 2014 at 6:00 PM.   Any student in any school in Scott County is eligible to enter the contest. The contest is open to 1st through 12th grade. . Winners will be announced on May 12th with a reception on August 24, 2014.

Participants in grades 7-12 can enter three divisions; Fiction Story, Children’s Picture Book and Graphic Novel. Students in grades 7-12 may participate in one or all of these categories. A children’s picture book is formatted in 32 pages including the title page with illustrations. The Graphic Novel category is similar to a comic book story.

New for 2014 is a Poetry Contest open to grades 1-12! One winner will be selected in this division. Only ONE ENTRY per student is allowed. The Winning Poem will be awarded a special prize TBA. ALL poems will be bound into the 2014 Scott County Library Poetry Anthology and will be available for check out to the general public. This anthology will not be available for purchase at this time. All entries require an Entry Form which can be downloaded from our Young Authors Page.

2014 Poetry Contest Theme is “Farm”.

All poems should be centered on this theme but are allowed artistic license as long as the theme is incorporated.

 Guidelines and information are available to view and print from the Young Authors Page on this website, or you may stop by the library to pick them up. You may also call the Library at 872-5341 if you have questions. Thanks for your participation!

Scott County Library & Scott County PEO

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Zinio for Libraries

Check out the best thing in digital magazines – Zinio for Libraries.

With Zinio for Libraries you may preview the entire library collection, checkout what you want – as much as you want, and keep the magazine issues in your personal reading list for as long as you want – no return or check-back in required.  View the magazines online on your PC/Mac or download for offline viewing with handy mobile apps.  What could be better?!

You need to create two log-in accounts to take full advantage of Zinio for libraries.  The first account enables the permanent checkout of the magazine issue and make it always available for the entire library community.  The second account enables a personal Zinio.com reading account populated with your personal library of checked out magazines for streaming or downloaded/offline reading.

Click on our Zinio Digital Magazines Tab  or watch this video to Get Started!

PostHeaderIcon Come See “The Case for Santa Claus”

Join us at the Library on

Saturday, December 21st @ 1:00 pmSanta-In-Sleigh-600x450

For a very interesting investigation into the existence of Santa.

Can he do all that “magic”?  Can reindeer fly?

Come listen to our Scientist from Mad Science and try some hands-on experiments to see if you can make The Case for Santa!

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santa clipartCookies with Santa coming to Storytime!

Lapsit, Storytime & Library Time Kids & Parents are invited to our special

Story time with Santa at either

10:30 AM or 1:30 PM

Tue., December 3rd.

Santa will read a wonderful Christmas story followed by pictures and cookies!

 

PostHeaderIcon Holiday Tablescapes

holiday tablescapeWe will once again host our Annual Holiday Tablescapes display beginning Sunday, November 10th through Saturday, November 16th.

Join us for Cookies and Wassail

Sunday Afternoon

November 10th

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

PostHeaderIcon Barnyard Reading @ Mommy&Me and Storytime

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Join us on Tuesdays

for

Barnyard Reading

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@10:05 AM

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PostHeaderIcon Introducing TumbleBooks: eBooks for eKids

The State Library of Kansas has added TumbleBooks online eBooks for kids to its long list of free resources for Kansans. 

TumbleBooks will read aloud or kids can read along picture ebooks for all ages.  The collection includes fiction and nonfiction.  There is no sofware required and no login necessary.  TumbleBooks works on your computer or mobile device!   AR Approved:  The Accelerated Reader information is also available for each book!  Just click the picture below and start reading!

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PostHeaderIcon You Can Still Get Treasure @ Summer Reading Camp!

Embedded Dig Into SloganThere is still time finish up your Summer Reading Camp Field Guide by reading your 20 books and receive free prizes! Turn in your Field Guide by August 15th and get a free book and an “I Dig Reading” yard sign. BUT Hurry IN by July 24th and also get Coupons to use at the Scott County Fair!

Stop by the Library when Miss Stephanie and Miss Millie are in and ask about digging in the Dinosaur Rock!  There are uncovered fossils and gems still to be found!

PostHeaderIcon Summer Reading Camp 2013!

Check out our Summer Reading Camp page for all the information and how to enroll!

PostHeaderIcon 2013 Young Author Contest Now Open

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It is time again for the Young Author Contest. Any student in any school in Scott County is eligible to enter the contest. The contest is open to 1st through 12th grade. Entries will be accepted through April 30, 2013 at 6:00 PM. Winners will be announced on May 13th with a reception on August 25, 2013.

Participants in grades 7-12 can enter three divisions; Fiction Story/Poem, Children’s Picture Book and Graphic Novel. Students in grades 7-12 may participate in one or all of these categories. A children’s picture book is formatted in 32 pages including the title page with illustrations. The Graphic Novel category is similar to a comic book story.

Guidelines and information are available to view and print from the Young Authors Page on this website, or you may stop by the library to pick them up. You may also call the Library at 872-5341 if you have questions. Thanks for your participation!

Scott County Library & the PEO Club

 

 

 

 

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