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2014 John F. Kennedy ‘Profile in Courage’ Essay Contest

The Ohio Township Public Library System would like to tell its young and aspiring students of a fantastic opportunity to improve and develop their research and writing skills with a chance to win scholarship money for collage: The 2014 John F. Kennedy ‘Profile in Courage’ Essay Contest!

young JFK

It Takes Courage to Stand up for your beliefs. Some elected officials risk their careers to do right by their community and country. in Profiles in Courage, John F. Kennedy described eight U.S. elected officials who demonstrated political courage.

Here’s Your Chance to write
a new profile in courage

The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation invites U.S. Students to write an essay on an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1956.

All relevant information on the essay contest such as
registration & submission,
essay guidelines,
judging criteria,
and past winning essays
can be found at

Deadline for submission is January 6, 2014!



End of Summer Reading Program Bash!

On August the 1st

Will be the End of Summer Reading Bash!

Held in the Emerald/Diamond Rooms

Come on in for Legos and Games or just to hang with friends

Paint Pouring Art July 2nd and 3rd!

Tuesday and Wednesday this week we’ll be doing another session of
Amazing Paint Pouring Art!

If you’re familiar with the viral YouTube video, it will be like a down scaled version of that
so come in and check it out.

Paint Pouring will be going on all day Tuesday and Wednesday with the
Activity Room closed the 5th though 7th to let the paint dry.

Also as a Reminder: the Library will be Closed on the 4th of July

New Chess Club for the month of June!

 We’ll be hosting a Chess Club every day

for the rest of June starting on Saturday the 22nd from 1pm to 3pm.

Come learn chess  or just hang out and play!

Interested in volunteering to teach? call the YA Information  Desk to sign-up!

New Facebook Page for Library System

Attention Ohio Township Central Library Teens.

Our Facebook page is moving to

Please “like” our new fan page to be sure you don’t miss out on any of the exciting news/updates happening in the Ohio Township Public Library System:

Central, Chandler and Newburgh on the riverfront.