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Aston Public Library Youth Art Contest!

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The Library is holding an Art Contest for youth in grades K-12! Entries in a wide variety of formats will be accepted at the Library until December 31st. Please include the Title of the piece of artwork, and the artist’s Name, Age, Address, Phone Number, School and Grade on the back of the piece.

People in Delaware County are eligible to participate. Just bring your entry to the library’s service desk.

THE RULES:

  1. Only two different entries per person allowed.
  2. Include your name, address, age and phone number with your entry.
  3. Entries must be original.

Deadline:  Monday, December 31st, 2012.

All entries become property of the Aston Public Library.

Winners will be put on display in the library!

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It’s Teen Read Week!

Read for the fun of it this Teen Read Week!

Check out some of the recent Young Adult books we’ve added to our collection (click on the book cover to see if it’s in or place a hold)-

Teen read is an annual event aimed at encouraging teens to read for pleasure and to visit their libraries.

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Young Poets Competition-Enter at the Library!

Young Poets Of Delaware County
Poetry Competition

For all school-age residents of Delaware County, grades 1-12

CONTEST GUIDELINES

Original poems must be typed or neatly written on 8 1/2” by 11” paper; no odd
size or construction paper, please.

Student’s name
Address
Home phone number
Grade
School
School District

If information is not listed, entry will be disqualified.
No entries will be returned.
Only one poem per student may be entered.
Poems will be judged by grade level.

Deadline for submissions is DECEMBER 7, 2012.
Prizes will include saving bonds for first place winners and
publication in a booklet for all 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place winners.
Winners will be notified.
Please, no calls after poems are submitted!

Entries should be submitted to any public library in Delaware County
Questions about the contest? Call Margie Stern 610 891-8622

Sponsored by the Mad Poets Society, Delaware County Library System,
Greater Philadelphia Poets for Young Voices, Delaware County Reading
Council and The Rose Tree Optimist Club.

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Young Poets of Delaware County Poetry Contest 2012 Winners

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s county-wide poetry contest.  Young poets from our area did very well, including a clean sweep of first grade honors!

Young Poets of Delaware County Poetry Contest

2012 Winners

Grade 1

1st Jack Farrell St. Joseph School

2nd Emanuel Baker Parkside Elementary School

3rd Kyle Wuebber Parkside Elementary School

Grade 2

1st Olivia McConnell Hillcrest School

2nd Allison Walters Parkside Elementary School

3rd William Dean Home School

Grade 3

1st Carli Komorowski Pennell Elementary School

2nd Julian DelRossi Parkside Elementary School

3rd David Burnshaw Home School

Grade 4

1st Dorothy Cocci Home School

2nd Sean Guinan Aston Elementary

3rd Michael Lu Nether Providence Elementary School

Grade 5

1st Sean Prior Media Elementary School

2nd Benjamin T. Gordon Glenwood Elementary School

3rd Jason Badjough Pennell Elementary School

Grade 6

1st Renee Koma Haverford Middle School

2nd Lucy Townend Garnet Valley Middle School

3rd Dora McCafferty Springton Lake Middle School

Grade 7

1st Bridget Whitaker E.T. Richardson Middle School

2nd Gabriel Burnshaw Home School

3rd Chris Delaney E.T. Richardson Middle School

Grade 8

1st Georgia Fossett E.T. Richardson Middle School

2nd Lauren Milewski E.T. Richardson Middle School

3rd Meghan McNicholas Radnor Middle School

Grade 9

1st Billy Irving Upper Darby High School

2nd Kate Yeager Penncrest High School

3rd Sarah Kilburn Penncrest High School

Grade 10

1st Ushoshi Mookerjee Garnet Valley High School

2nd Simon Stockdale Home School

3rd Laela Johnson Cardinal O’Hara High School

Grade 11

1st Ian Garrity PA Leadership Charter School

2nd Tara Tobin Penncrest High School

3rd Joey Lydon Sun Valley High School

Grade 12

1st Brendan Morgan Penncrest High School

2nd Anur Singh Penncrest High School

3rd Deena White Penncrest High School

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Young Poets Competition-Enter at the Library!

Young Poets Of Delaware County
Poetry Competition

CONTEST GUIDELINES

Original poems must be typed or neatly written on 8 1/2” by 11” paper; no odd
size or construction paper, please.

Student’s name
Address
Home phone number
Grade
School
School District

If information is not listed, entry will be disqualified.
No entries will be returned.
Only one poem per student may be entered.
Poems will be judged by grade level.

Deadline for submissions is FEBRUARY 24, 2012.
Prizes will include saving bonds for first place winners and
publication in a booklet for all 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place winners.
Winners will be notified.
Please, no calls after poems are submitted!

Entries should be submitted to any public library in Delaware County
Questions about the contest? Call Margie Stern 610 891-8622

Sponsored by the Mad Poets Society, Delaware County Library System,
Greater Philadelphia Poets for Young Voices, Delaware County Reading
Council and The Rose Tree Optimist Club.

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Young Poets Competition-Enter at the Library!

Young Poets Of Delaware County
Poetry Competition

CONTEST GUIDELINES

Original poems must be typed or neatly written on 8 1/2” by 11” paper; no odd
size or construction paper, please.

Student’s name
Address
Home phone number
Grade
School
School District

If information is not listed, entry will be disqualified.
No entries will be returned.
Only one poem per student may be entered.
Poems will be judged by grade level.

Deadline for submissions is FEBRUARY 18, 2011.
Prizes will include saving bonds for first place winners and
publication in a booklet for all 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place winners.
Winners will be notified.
Please, no calls after poems are submitted!

Entries should be submitted to any public library in Delaware County
Questions about the contest? Call Margie Stern 610 891-8622

Sponsored by the Mad Poets Society, Delaware County Library System,
Greater Philadelphia Poets for Young Voices, Delaware County Reading
Council and The Rose Tree Optimist Club.

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Yu-Gi-Oh: It’s Time to Duel! Tournament at the Library!

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It’s time to duel!

Join in the fun with a Yu-Gi-Oh! trading card game tournament here at the Aston Library in our meeting room.   No need to register, just bring your cards at 10 AM Friday, April 2nd (Good Friday) 2010, and join in the fun!

For more information on the game, go to

http://www.yugioh-card.com/en/

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Young Poets Competition-Enter at the Library!

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Young Poets Of Delaware County

Poetry Competition

For all school-age residents of Delaware County, grades 1-12

CONTEST GUIDELINES

Original poems must be typed or neatly written on 8 1/2” by 11” paper; no odd size or construction paper, please.

Student’s name

Address

Home phone number

Grade

School

School District

If information is not listed, entry will be disqualified.

No entries will be returned.

Only one poem per student may be entered.

Poems will be judged by grade level.

Deadline for submissions is FEBRUARY 12, 2010.

Prizes will include saving bonds for first place winners and

publication in a booklet for all 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place winners.

Winners will be notified.

Please, no calls after poems are submitted!

Entries should be submitted to any public library in Delaware County

Questions about the contest? Call Margie Stern 610 891-8622

Sponsored by the Mad Poets Society, Delaware County Library System, Greater Philadelphia Poets for Young Voices, Delaware County Reading Council and The Rose Tree Optimist Club.

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Street Fighter IV video game tournament at Aston Library!

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Date:  November 21, 2009
Time: 12-5PM
Street Fighter IV PC Game Tournament!
For ages 13 and up.

Spaces limited.  Register today!

Go to

http://tinyurl.com/astonteenevents

for more information and to register!

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