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programming, classes or events that are for children and/or families.

WQLN Kids Writers Contest 2018

Write & Illustrate Your Own Story

Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, and 3rd Grade Students

1st Place Winners

  • will receive a Kindle Fire!
  • will be enrolled in the WQLN Kids Club!
  • will have story excerpts featured on
    WQLN-TV 54.1.

2nd & 3rd Place Winners

  • will receive cool prizes!

All Winners

  • will be recognized at the winners
    reception in May.

WQLN Education’s Kids Writers Contest is
designed to promote the advancement
of children’s literacy skills through hands-on,
active learning. The contest allows kids
to experience the  process of
developing their own stories and illustrations,
which builds language skills such as reading,
grammar and syntax, and encourages

WQLN Education’s Kids Writers Contest runs
from January 1 through March 31 and is
open to children in kindergarten, first, second
and third grades. First, second, and third place
prizes are awarded in all grade levels.

For more information, visit

Drop off or mail entries to:
WQLN Education Kids Writers Contest
8425 Peach Street, Erie, PA 16509

Or drop off entries only at the following
Erie County Public Library branches:
Blasco, Edinboro, Iroquois Avenue,
Lincoln Community Center, or Millcreek

Entries accepted beginning January 1, 2018 • Entry Deadline: 5:00pm on March 31, 2018
For more information contact: Kathy Woodard at (814) 217-6001 or

Tuesday, January 23 from 6pm to 8pm at Blasco Library

WQLN Education, in partnership with Erie County Public Library,
will present a Writers Workshop for K-3 students to help prepare
them for the WQLN Kids Writers Contest.

Activities will include:
• Writing and illustration tips
• Story time with a local children’s author

This event is free and open to the public.
Registration is not required.

For more information, contact Kathy
at (814) 217-6001 or