It’s that time of year again! Time to start working on your entry for the Chesterfield Authors’ Contest. Entries are due by January 31st.
The Authors’ Contest is open to all Chesterfield residents (or nonresident taxpayers.) Contestants are grouped into 10 age categories:
*Grade 1 *Grade 2 *Grade 3 *Grade 4 *Grade 5 *Grade 6 *Grade 7 *Grade 8 *Grades 9-12 *Adults
What: Original, unpublished, unremunerated works in any of the following genres. These are the four categories to choose from. A contestant can only enter into two categories and only one work per category with a separate entry form for each submission. If a contestant does not follow these guidelines, all of their entries will be disqualified for the contest.
• Poetry, limited to 30 lines
• Fiction, limited to 1,500 words
• Nonfiction, limited to 1,500 words
• Stories in Cartoon Format, limited to 100 words and 6 pictures
When: Entries must be submitted to the Chesterfield Public Library (or its return box) no later than January 31 of the contest year.
Awards will be in March at Town Hall.
Entries must be submitted by January 31st.
Awards will be presented in March
There will be no Saturday Story Times during the months of November and December. Monday morning Story Times will continue as usual.
The library will be closed on Veterans’ Day but please consider coming to this Veterans’ Day Remembrance event on the Justice Harlan Fiske Stone Pedestrian Bridge.
Originally posted on Chesterfield Arch Bridge Beautification & Preservation Society:
Join us for
The Annual Veterans’ Day Event On:
The Justice Harlan Fiske Stone Pedestrian Bridge Presented By:
The Chesterfield Arch Bridge Society
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2014, at 11:00 AM
Master Of Ceremony: Cynthia Keyes
Pledge Of Allegiance
Wayne Harvey Plays A Medley Of Patriotic Songs
Speaker: Susan Tracy (Susan Compiles Veterans’ Stories For
The Library Of Congress)
Peter Mitchell: Recognition Of Those Currently Serving In The Military
Christine Jefferson Sings “God Bless America”
Remembrance: Release Of Flowers Into River
Apple Cider And Donuts Will Be Served
All are Welcome to Attend!
The Chesterfield Library will be closed on Tuesday, November 11, 2014, in observance of Veterans’ Day.