Short Story Contest

The short story must begin with the line:

“Maybe it was my imagination but yesterday I looked through the library window and I thought I saw …”

The contest is open to Uxbridge Township students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. Prizes will be awarded to the winning entry from each of the following categories: JK-SK, Grades 1-3, Grades 4-6, Grades 7-8, and Grades 9-12.

Winning entries will be published on our website ( and be prominently displayed in the library. The short story can be no longer than two double spaced pages and must be accompanied by an entry form. Entry forms are available at both the Uxbridge and Zephyr branches or online.

The short story contest ends at 5:00 pm on Friday March 19, 2010. Entries may be dropped off at your local library branch beginning Monday March 1, 2010. Winners will be announced on Wednesday March 30, 2010.

What a great opportunity for young writers to use their imaginations and story-telling skills over the March Break.

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