Elmhurst library writing contest seeks scary submissions

Submit an original super-short story or poem to Elmhurst Public Library’s writing contest for grades K-8.

Create a scary work that’s 15 sentences or less. Winners will receive a Barnes & Noble gift certificate, a spot in the Library’s “Kids’ Ink” magazine and an opportunity to read their entry live in the library by 9. p.m. Oct. 28.

The contest is sponsored by the Friends of the Elmhurst Public Library. Winners will be notified the week of Oct. 16. Submit online at elmlib.org/scary

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