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Teen Game Day
Port Angeles Main Library

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Tuesday, April 7 @ 2:30pm

For teens ages 12-18. Free.

Looking for some video game action? Challenge your friends to Super Smash Brothers or Kinect Star Wars! Gaming equipment for Xbox Kinect and Wii will be provided along with an assortment of games.

For more information, contact the Port Angeles Main Library Youth Services Department at 360.417.8500 ext. 7732, or send an email to .

High School PoetrySLAM

PoetrySLAM

Port Angeles Main Library, Tuesday, April 14, 6:30 pm

Here’s how it works:

High School Students may submit original poetry (written by the student) to be read or recited for judges. Original poetry will be judged on content prior to the contest. All poets must be able to read their poetry at the SLAM.

How to Enter:

Complete an official entry form and submit poetry to Susan McDonald at PAHS or Jennifer LuBecke at the Port Angeles Main Library.

Deadline:

April 3, 2015

Judges:

Michael Miller, Peninsula College Tidepools
Alice Derry, Poet

Prizes:

1st and 2nd place prizes will be awarded for best original poetry. All prizes will be awarded at the discretion of contest judges. The winning poet will also be featured in the Poetry in the Park program in April.

1st Prize: Samsung Galaxy Tab 4
2nd Prize: $50 gift certificate to local bookstores

Sixth-Grade Clallam County Poetry SLAM

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Port Angeles Main Library, Friday, April 17, 6:30 pm

Here’s how it works:

Clallam County sixth-graders are invited to submit original poetry or recite poetry and compete for prizes!

How to Enter:

Students may submit one entry in either or both of the following categories:

Original Poetry
Original poetry (written by the student) must be submitted in writing and read or recited for the judges. Original poetry will be judged on content.

Recitation/Performance
Recited poetry must be memorized and under five minutes in length. Recitation will be judged on dramatic performance.

Students can enter the PoetrySLAM by:
a) Competing in a classroom elimination round at their school; or
b) Contacting Jennifer Knight at or at 360.417.8500 x7733 for more information. Students interested in entering must fill out an official entry form and attach a copy of their original poetry or the poem they wish to recite.

Deadline for Entry:

Friday, April 3

Prizes:

First- and second-place prizes will be awarded in both the recitation and original poetry categories. One grand prize will be given to the “best in show.”

Grand Prize: Samsung Galaxy Tab4

1st Prize:iPod Shuffle
2nd Prize: $25 Bookstore Gift Certificates

Judges:

Jane Pryne, Port Angeles Friends of the Library
Julie Miller, Port Angeles Friends of the Library
Betty Gordon, NOLS Board Trustees

PoetrySLAM
Grades 7-8

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Port Angeles Main Library, Monday, April 27, 6:30 pm

Here’s how it works:

Students in the seventh and eighth grade are eligible to submit original poetry (written by the student) to be read or recited for judges. Original poetry will be judged on content. All poets must be able to read their poetry at the SLAM.

How to Enter:

a) At a classroom elimination at a Port Angeles School;
or
b) Contact jknight@nols.org for more information. Students interested in entering must fill out form and submit along with original poetry or poem which you wish to recite/perform.

Deadline:

Friday, April 17, 2015

Prizes:

st and 2nd place prizes will be awarded for best original poetry. All prizes will be awarded at the discretion of contest judges. The winning poem will also be included in the Poetry in the Park program.

1st Prize: Samsung Galaxy 4 Tab
2nd Prize: $50 gift certificate to local bookstores

Judges:

Alan Turner, Port Book and News Bookstore
Catharine Copass, North Olympic Library System Board Member
Aimee Bradley, Port Angeles Friends of the Library Board Member