Toledo Library Hosts Writing Contest for Local Students
Nearly 18,000 local students
have participated in writing contests supported by the
Library Legacy Foundation
The Toledo Lucas County
Public Library is hosting the annual Writing Contest, with
this years theme: ďA Day with My #BFF (Book Friend Forever)!
Students can spend the day with their "BFF" by choosing a
character and exploring their world or bringing that
character into the studentís world.
Wonderland - the only limit to this yearís writing contest
-The story must be an
original work, which comes solely from studentís imagination
- Story should include three
parts Ė a beginning, middle, and end
- 500 word maximum
- Hand written or typed
- Winners must have
parent/guardian permission to receive prizes
K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
1st Place: $150
2nd Place: $100
3rd Place: $25
4 Honorable Mentions: $25
Prizes will be awarded in
each grade category from all entries. Stories must be turned
in by Saturday, March 23, 2019. No entries will be accepted
after March 23.
TLCPL has published the
1st-3rd place essays in Overdrive for the past four years.
The winners names are searchable as authors in the Library
To enter stop by any library
location or visit: toledolibrary.org/writingcontest