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Enter teen ghost story contest by Oct. 11!

Scare the Dickens Out of Us Teen Ghost Story Contest

Start submitting your entries for the 17th Annual Teen Ghost Story Contest on Monday, Sept. 16! The deadline for entries is Friday, Oct. 11, at 6 p.m. The contest is open to teens in grades 6-12. Entries may be any number of words up to 3,000; typed and double-spaced. You can bring entries to the library or email (PDF or .doc/x formats only, please) to

Entries must include name, age, grade, school, and phone number or email address. Failure to follow these guidelines is an automatic disqualification.

Prizes will be awarded Thursday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m. during our “Toast Among Ghosts” Story Night.

Winners will receive gift certificates from $50 for 1st place, $25 for 2nd place, and $15 for 3rd place.

Writing skills packets will be available at the reference desk beginning Monday, September 16.

Nancy Carson Library
135 Edgefield Road
North Augusta, SC
(803) 279-5767