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Contests for Kids

Writing Contests for Kids - not sponsored by the MPL.
Please check individual websites for specifics.

Scotties Trees Rock Contest
Make a video or write an essay about the importance of trees.
Entries due by November 14, 2014. 

DAR Celebrate America's History -
Esssay contest for students in grades 5 - 8.

Entries due by Januray 7, 2015.
Click here for essay topic and directions about entering the contest.

Letters About Literature
Letters due December 15 for 9 -12 graders
Letters due Janaury 15 for 4-8 graders.

National History Day -
Create a project for this National Contest. 
For kids in 6 through 12 grades. 
Oregon's contest presentation day is April 18, 2015.

Bookmark Contest -
2015 theme is "Unlimited Possibilites @ McMinnville Public Library".  
Entries are due by 5:00 pm on Wednesday, April 1, 2015. 

Friends of the Library Essay Contest
Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 contest. 
Read the winning essays here.

Friends of the Library Poetry Contest -
Look for the 2015 contest information in March.

Oregon Poets Association Student Contest -
for students k - 12.
Entries are due by February 10, 2015. 

Oregon Reader's Choice Awards (ORCA) -
Students in grades 3 - 12 who have read at least 2 of the titles on the ORCA list can vote for their favorite book.

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