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Announcing the 2017 Bilingual Young Author Story-Writing Contest!

February 14, 2017 - 2:56pm -- jfuentes

PCL invites children ages 6-12 to write and illustrate an original story in English and Spanish, decorate a cover and then submit the completed work as an entry into PCL’s annual bilingual story-writing contest.  The Library is offering free writing and illustration workshops to inspire the young authors and artists.  The closing date for entries is April 13.

WRITING Workshop
Saturday, March 11 2:00P.M.-4:00P.M.
Knight Memorial Library, 275 Elmwood Avenue

ILLUSTRATION Workshop
Saturday, March 25 2:00P.M.-4:00P.M.
Knight Memorial Library, 275 Elmwood Avenue

Prizes will be awarded in three age categories: 6-8 years, 9-10 years and 11-12 years. Winners of the contest will receive their prizes at a special event at Knight Memorial Library celebrating El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros (Children’s Day/Book Day)on April 29 from 2:00PM-5:00P.M. 

Please see our flyers (in English and Spanish) for full details of the contest. 

To register for the workshops, contact Carolina Briones, PCL Latino Program Coordinator 401-467-2700 X1608   . Completed entries must reach Carolina at South Providence Library, 441 Prairie Avenue, Providence 02905 by April 13.