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Allow your creativity to be rewarded with OPL's Teen Contests

Contests

Teen Photography Contest

The 2021 Teen Photography Contest opens July, 2021 and ends September 30 at 11:59 pm EST. The contest is open to Oakville teens ages 13-18 with an Oakville Public Library card.

This years theme: Poetics. Creatively interpret the essence of your favourite poem, story, or lyric through photography. It can be a representation of the story as a whole, or a single quote that inspires you.

Prizes:

  • First Place - $150 Henry’s gift card, plus a private mentoring session with a professional photographer and a $10 Creation Zone credit

  • Second Place - $50 Henry’s gift card, prize plus a private mentoring session with a professional photographer and a $10 Creation Zone credit

  • Third Place - Subscription to PhotoEd magazine plus a $5 Creation Zone credit

Learn More Here!

Write2Xpress

Contest opens July 1, 2021 and ends September 30, 2021 at 11:59pm.  The contest is open to Oakville teens ages 12-18 with an Oakville Public Library card.

Excercise your creative writing skills! Write a short story or poem that connects to this year’s image.

Prizes per category:

  • First place - $50 Indigo Gift Card

  • Second Place - $20 Indigo Gift Card

  • Third place - ARC Prize Pack‚Äč

Learn more here!

Summer Reading Challenge

Join Oakville Public Library’s annual Summer Reading Challenge! Every summer we invite you and your family to read and participate in fun programs, with a chance to win great prizes.  

Track your hours of reading this summer on Beanstack on with a paper tracker.

Prizes: 

  • To be announced. 

Learn more here!
 

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