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CG – Teen Anime Art Workshop

Calhoun-Gordon Library presents an Anime Art Workshop for Teens: Friday, July 24th, 2015 from 4:00-5:30pm

We’ll bring the supplies, you bring the creativity. Ms. Jess is going to show you the basics of drawing in the anime style.

This class is for teens between 6th and 12th grade. Space is limited.

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CG – Teen Mask Making

Calhoun-Gordon Library presents a Teen Summer Reading Program: Mask Making @ the Library on June 18th at 4:00pm

Teens ages 13-18, join us as we make some awesome masks–and we’re not talking paper! This an opportunity to check in for the summer reading program. We look forward to seeing you!

Summer Reading Program Teen Event: Mask Making.

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CG – Teen Bio-Bus: Biotech. and Forensics

Calhoun-Gordon Library presents a Summer Reading Program: Bio-Bus: Biotechnology and Forensics on July 17th at 12:30pm

This program is for 6th-12th graders only. Pre-registration is required as seats are extremely limited. Contact Nyala at 706-624-1456 for more information. Event will be at the Calhoun-Gordon Library.
Come find out some of the technology that our civic heroes use to catch villains. Don’t forget to check in for your weekly prize and a chance to win a grand prize. Check-ins stop 15 minutes before the show and begin again after the show ends.

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CG – Teen Unmasked Craft

Calhoun-Gordon Library presents a Teen Summer Reading Program: an Unmasked craft on June 25th at 4:00pm

Teens ages 13-18, enjoy a chance to be handy and create a craft related to the Unmasked! program theme! This is an opportunity to check in for the summer reading program. We look forward to seeing you!

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CG – Teen SRP Comic Book Artist Kyle Puttkammer

Calhoun-Gordon Library presents a Summer Reading Program: Comic Book Artist Kyle Puttkammer on July 2nd

The creator of “Galaxy Man”, Kyle will show kids and teens what it takes to make a comic book. Don’t forget to check in for your weekly prize and a chance to win a grand prize. Check-ins stop 15 minutes before the show and begin again after the show ends.

Many of our events will be available at several locations for two days. Please pick the location and time that is most convenient for you and your family!

July 2nd:
Children’s Program:
10:00 am – Calhoun-Gordon County Library
2:00 pm – Dalton-Whitfield County Library

Teen Program:
12:00 pm – Calhoun-Gordon County Library
4:00 pm – Dalton-Whitfield County Library

Dalton Library's Summer Reading Program Presents: Kyle Puttkammer, Comic Book Artist, at various locations.

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CG – Teen Be a Hero: Gaming Competition!

Calhoun-Gordon Library presents a Teen Summer Reading Program: Be a Hero Gaming Competition on June 11th at 4:00pm

Teens ages 13-18, enjoy a chance to be the hero and beat all kinds of villains in video games! This is an opportunity to check in for the summer reading program. We look forward to seeing you!

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CG – Teen Game Night

Calhoun-Gordon Library presents a Summer Reading Program: Teen Game Night on July 9th at 4:00pm

Join us for video games, board games, and cards. Expect to make some new friends or to just hang with your old ones! This is an opportunity to check in for the week.

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CG – Teen Manga & Anime Workshop

Calhoun-Gordon Library presents a Teen Summer Reading Program: Manga & Anime Artist Workshop on June 4th at 4:00pm

Teens ages 13-18, join us as we have a workshop about manga- and anime-style art! This is your first opportunity to check in for the summer reading program. We look forward to seeing you!

Summer Reading Program Teen Event: Manga and Anime Workshop

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NGRL – SRP SweepStakes

Win awesome prizes for your reading!

Every year, GPLS partners with some awesome groups in order to encourage kids to read. Find out more information below!

529Path

Grand Prize: One child will win $5,529 towards a Path2College 529 Plan
Other Prizes: Four children will win $1,529 towards a Path2College 529 Plan
Start Date: May 1st, 2015
Deadline: August 10th, 2015
Qualifications: Legal residents of the state of Georgia who are at least 21 years of age or older, are the parent, legal guardian or grandparent of a child born in 1999 or after and who is participating in the 2015 Every Hero Has A Story Summer Reading Program may enter for a chance to win.
How to enter: Enter the sweepstakes by completing the entry form.
More Information: Visit the website at www.path2college529.com or by clicking the image.

 

BravesPrize: A free Braves ticket and a SUBWAY Restaurants Fresh Fit for Kids Meal.
Start Date: May 15th, 2015
Deadline: August 31st, 2015
Qualifications: Open to Georgia students in grades K-12.
How to enter: Read at least one book on sports/sportsmanship, then register for the Home Run Readers program and complete the grade appropriate online activity. Print off your certificate and bring it to the library to receive a redeemable code!
More Information: Visit the website at braves.com/reading/ or by clicking the image.



GPLS_Scanner-20150505090751 Prize: A free youth ticket with the purchase of at least 1 adult ticket to a 2015-16 Atlanta Hawks regular season game and a bookmark
Start Date: May 22nd, 2015
Deadline: August 28th, 2015
Qualifications: Open to Georgia students in grades K-12.
How to enter: Read at least five books, then register for the Check It Out program. Expect an e-mail with your ticket information in October at the start of the Hawks’ season!
More Information: Visit the website at CheckItOutReading.com or by clicking the image.

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CG – Youth Creativity Contest – GCSPC

Calhoun-Gordon Library is encouraging teens from 11-18 to participate in the Gordon County Suicide Prevention Coalition’s Youth Creativity Contest

The library is only promoting this cause. Prizes, entries, and works will go through the Gordon County Suicide Prevention Coalition.

2015 Children’s Mental Health Awareness Creativity Contest

Gordon County Suicide Prevention Coalition (GCSPC) is sponsoring a creativity contest to promote Children’s Mental Health. The theme is “Stand Up for Mental Health.” There are two categories: Writing and Poster creation. Winners will be recognized on Thursday, June 4, at the Gordon County Interagency Council meeting. The winners’ work will be framed and displayed at the Harris Arts Center from June 15 – June 30 in the Community Room. They will also be posted on the Family Connection Gordon County website. Submissions in each category will reviewed and winner selected by the GCSPC.

Contest Eligibility

All Gordon County Middle, ages 11 – 14, and High School, ages 15 – 18, students are eligible to
participate.

Contest Theme: “Stand Up for Mental Health”

Students are encouraged to draw or write showing how they help themselves and others stand
up for mental health.

Contest Category Rules
Posters

  • Must be an original artwork that combines drawings/pictures and/or words to express
    the contest theme.
  • Materials used may include pencil, ink, charcoal, crayon, markers, pastel, paint, mixed
    media, collage, or similar 2D media.
  • Poster must fit on a standard 8½” x 11″ sheet of paper. Larger or smaller work will be
    disqualified.
  • First and last name of student and age must be included on the back of the poster.

Writing

  • Entry must be a story, essay, or poem based on the contest theme and no longer
    than 350 words.
  • Entry must be typed or, if handwritten, must be legible.
  • Please ask an adult to review spelling and grammar for errors prior to submission.
  • First and last name of student and age must be included on the back of the page.

Judging

Judging will be based on originality, creativity, and how well your entry expresses the contest
theme. The judges will select the top submissions for each category and age groups, 11 – 14
years and 15 – 18 years.

How to Enter

Each entry must be submitted with the contest entry form. If a participant would like their entry
displayed and/or published for GCSPC use, a parent or guardian must sign the contest entry
form granting consent for the use of the participant’s work. A copy of this form is available by
or calling 706-602-5139.

  • All paper entries must have the name of the student and age on the back.
  • Entries must be received by 6:00 PM, Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Entries may be sent by postal mail to:
GCSPC Creativity Contest
% Family Connection Gordon County
380 Barrett Road
Calhoun, GA 30701

Entries, once submitted, become the property of GCSPC, and may be used for the purpose of
promoting awareness of children’s mental health issues. Entries may be posted to Family
Connection Gordon County web site and used in promotional materials.

April 29, 2015

See attached PDFs below to obtain the entry form and to print out the directions.
2015 Youth Art Contest Directions
Creativity Contest Entry

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