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

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

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.