Calling all talented teens in Fairfax County!
Writers are challenged to submit poetry or an essay and compete for cash prizes in the For Love of Country: In My Own Words 9th Annual Essay and Poetry Contest.
During the 2017 Summer Reading Adventure, teens were challenged to take a book they love and design a new cover with original artwork including the book title and author in the Teen Cover Art Contest. The contest closed August 5 but please revisit this page to see the 2017 winners.
Congratulations to all of last year's winners:
Joyce C. (Winner), Joy Z. (Runner-up), Annik F. (Runner-up)
Daisy L. (Winner), Christina J. (Runner-up), Julia F. (Runner-up)
Dounia L. (Winner), Alexandria B. (Runner-up), Kevin L. (Runner-up)
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Here are two lists of resources selected for you by the staff at Kingstowne Library:
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- Titles on Order
- Quick reads for book reports
- New This Week
- Discover more titles to enjoy through the library's online resources
- Book lists
Teen Book Groups
Centreville Regional Library, Chantilly Regional Library, City of Fairfax Regional Library, Patrick Henry Library, Richard Byrd Library, and Sherwood Regional Library have once a month meetings for teens. Check the calendar of events for specifics and to register.
Want to start your own book discussion group? Check out one of the library's book discussion kits of titles for teens. Kits include ten copies of the same book and you can keep them for six weeks!
Staff welcome your suggestions of titles to add to the library's collection.