Takoma 2013-2063 In Your Words

Essay Contest Kick-off

Carolivia Herron with book Always an OliviaCome meet local resident and author Carolivia Herron on Thursday, May 9 at 7 p.m.

To kick off the Takoma Park Friends of the Library children's and teen's essay contest, "Takoma 2013-2063 In Your Own Words," Carolivia Herron will describe what life was like in Takoma 50 years ago.  She will then give us ideas on how to describe life in Takoma today to a future resident of Takoma 50 years from now.

Children and teens are encouraged to submit essays of no more than 1,000 words, describing their life in Takoma today to a child 50 years from now. 

Alternatively, they can write about what they think life will be like 50 years from now. Submissions are due at the Takoma Park Neighborhood Library on June 1.