Teen Services Featured Programs
"Strengthening Pontiac Through Literacy Partnerships"
Pontiac Poetry Slam
Saturday, 04/22, 1-4pm: A program by the Pontiac Public Library in collaboration with the Oakland University Libraries. 1-2pm: Poetry Workshop with Peter Markus; 2-4pm: Poetry Slam. All ages our welcome. Refreshments will be served!
Rules for the Slam
► Bring two original poems, one for each round of the competition.
► No warm up! Come ready to compete!
► Three-minute time limit (plus a ten-second grace period) to read one poem, a one-half point deduction per each ten seconds over.
► Scoring is on a 10-point scale; high and low scores will be dropped, giving a total score of between 0 and 30 points.
► No profanity, sexism or racism! This is an all ages contest and audience.
► No props, costumes or musical instruments.
► First place: $75; second place: $25.
Saturday, 04/22, 2-3pm: Kids and Teens are invited to this fun workshop! Learn how to take your memories and creatively display them!
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