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Poetic Voices 2015: Calling teen poets!

Compete for cash prizes in our annual poetry competition. Submit your poem to your local library branch. Poem entries will be judged and three to four finalists will be selected from each branch. Finalists will present their winning poem in … Continue reading

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An update on state budget cuts for libraries

We sounded the alarm a few weeks ago about looming budget shortfalls caused by Governor Nixon’s cuts to library funds. We would like to thank everyone who shared the article on social media, called to us to express your concern … Continue reading

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Poetic Voices 2014

All teen poets (12-18) are invited to submit an original poem to the teen poetry contest at their local branch. Teen poets who write the top four poems at each branch will be invited to present their poem in the … Continue reading

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The winners!

Congratulations to the winners in last night’s Poetic Voices competition! From left to right: Jordan Gaddie from Archie won 3rd place for her poem “Can You Hear It?”, Ella Roberts from Pleasant Hill won 1st place for her poem “True … Continue reading

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Poet, Eric Borden, to return as Poetic Voices Judge

Local poet, Eric Borden, will be joining the panel of judges at the library’s annual Poetic Voices competition again this year. Those in attendance can also look forward to recitations by Mr. Borden of his own poems. Follow Eric Borden … Continue reading

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Poetic Voices 2013

All teen poets (13-18) are invited to submit an original poem to the teen poetry contest at their local branch. Teen poets who write the top four poems at each branch will be invited to present their poem in the … Continue reading

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