Fanfiction Contest!

Submissions accepted throughout the month of October.

What if Hermione and Katniss got lost in the woods? What if Batman and Ms. Marvel were trapped in a haunted library? Unleash your story this Teen Read Week and submit your own original story featuring your favorite characters. Keep it PG, please!

  • 3,000 word limit. One submission per participant.
  • Stories must have a library or book theme tied into them.
  • Entries can be submitted in-person at the Youth Services desk or by emailing Nina, the teen librarian, at nmichael@deerfieldlibrary.org.

In addition to a gift card, winners will also have their story professionally bound. Download the contest flyer here.

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Teen Advisory Board

Interested in joining the Library’s TAB (Teen Advisory Board)?

Earn volunteer hours and help come up with ideas for the Teen Space!

As a Teen Advisory Board member you:

  • Talk about books, audiobooks, magazines, video games, movies, and music with other members.
  • Come up with programming ideas for Teens at the Library.
  • Help create content for the Library’s Teen website and blog.
  • Help out with Teen programs at the Library.
  • Give your input and ideas for the new Teen Space.
  • Brainstorm ideas for advertising Teen Services at the Library.

Meetings are held every 2nd Tuesday of the month throughout the school year, from 5-6 p.m. Join the Teen Librarian at 5 p.m. in the Library to talk about programming, website ideas, and more!

Upcoming Meetings:

  • Tuesday, September 12, 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 10, 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 5:00 p.m.

For questions or more information click here to email the Teen Services Librarian.

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