Woodridge Library Celebrates Dads

Woodridge Library

Woodridge Library Celebrates Dads

Third Annual Father's Day Essay Contest

Picture of child and manThe Woodridge Library is celebrating fathers by sponsoring an essay contest for young people ages 10-16.

Youth are invited to write a one-page essay entitled "The Father in My Life." Contestants may write about the role and importance of their father or a father-figure in their lives.

The contest is open from May 1 to 31, 2010. Winning entries will be chosen by a panel of judges.

All entries should include a cover page with your name, address, phone number and age.
Entries will become the property of the DC Public Library. A first, second and third prize winner will be chosen.

The public is invited to a reception on Wednesday, June 16, 2010, at 7 p.m. where the winners will be announced. Winners will be notified by June 9, 2010.

You may pick up an entry form at the Woodridge Neighborhood Library beginning May 1. For further information, please contact the library at 202-541-6226.