Win $3,000 for Your Library and $50 for Yourself

March 2, 2011

Teens, how would you like to win $3,000 for your favorite Wake County Library and $50 for yourself!  The American Library Association is sponsoring a video contest for ages 13-18.  Entries are due by April 18.  This contest has no affiliation with Wake County.  Details can be found on the website.


Wake County Libraries Teen Poetry Contest

January 22, 2010

The 2010 Poetry Contest is going to be accepting entries starting February 1 through March 14th, 2010.  Students in grades 6-12 are invited to submit one original poem (as a Microsoft Word document) on a theme of their choice to

Please make sure you include your name, phone number, name of school, and grade.  All entries must be received by 5 pm on March 14th.  Winners will be notified in early April.  Selected poems will be included in a chapbook published by Wake County Public Libraries.

Winning poets will be invited to read their poems on Sunday, April 25th, 2010, 2 pm at Cameron Village Library.

Got Published!

May 12, 2009


Two teens from Zebulon got published in Teen Ink! Check out a copy at your library. If you can’t find it, ask a librarian or visit the website!

You can comment on articles and also vote for your favorites. See what Teen Ink RAW is all about too. 

They need your submissions too!

Everyone can submit art, essays, reviews of tv shows, movies, music and books, poetry, college reviews! Include your name, birth year, address, phone #, school name, email and English teacher’s name. If it’s art – write the info on the back.  Pretty cool! Wouldn’t that look great when you apply to college? You can submit it online at or by emailing

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