Teen Events

The Hunger Games is a teen book that has been eagerly adopted by adult readers. We want everyone to have fun, but sometimes it’s better for teens to have their own space. Check out these teen programs for anyone in grades 6-12!

Teen events at Rowan Public Library
Can’t get enough of Katniss, Peeta and Gale? Teens are invited to a special evening of Hunger Games crafts, book discussions, games and more!
Tuesday 9/11 @ 5:30  South Rowan Regional Library; China Grove
Monday 9/24 @ 5:30 Rowan Public Library, East Branch; Rockwell
Tuesday 9/25 @ 5:30 Rowan Public Library; Salisbury

Cake Decorating Demonstrations
Want to learn how to decorate cakes like Peeta? Join a demonstration at one of  the Cabarrus County Public Libraries on the tools and basic techniques for cake decorating.
Monday 9/17 @ 5:30 Harrisburg Library – registration required (704) 920-2050
Tuesday 9/18 @ 5:30 Mt. Pleasant Library – registration required (704) 920-2050
Wednesday 9/19 @ 5:30 Kannapolis Library – registration required (704) 920-1180
Thursday 9/20 @ 5:30 Concord Library – registration required (704) 920-2050

Short Film Contest
Teens can submit their original (up to 8 minute) film that embodies the themes, messages and ideas found in The Hunger Games by 9/14/12. Full contest rules and form found here. Win a free tour from Copperline Tours to see the filming locations of District 12, The Arena, and the Capitol.

Bookmark Contest
Teens are invited to design an original bookmark depicting The Hunger Games. Contest rules and entry form look here for complete rules and an entry form and submit your bookmark by 9/14/21. There will be cash prizes for the winners!

Costume Contest
Love to design your own outfits? Enter the Capitol Couture Design Contest. Design a contest that represents your district (county). Sketch your costume and include fabric swatches. Click here for complete rules and an entry form. Win cash prizes and a personal tour of Catawba College’s Theatre Arts and Costume Design Studio!

Writing Contest
Submit an original peom or short story based on the theme of “freedom” and you may win cash and an anthology comprised of all the winning entries – including yours! Complete rules and an entry form can be found here.

Art Contest
Examine the themes brought out in The Hunger Games and convey them in an original piece of art. Some examples are survival, self-sacrifice, competition, love, personal growth, rebellion, and death. First round winners will be displayed in each county, final round winners will go on to compete at Cabarrus County Fair for the popular vote Panem Prize and the judges choice Grand Prize. Cash prizes will be awarded for both. Click here for contest rules and entry forms!

Good luck to all and may the odds be ever in your favor.

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