Submissions will be accepted through Monday, October 12th. Drop off submissions to the Lenski Children’s Center in the main branch downtown, email firstname.lastname@example.org  with “Ink from the Heart” in the subject line, or mail to:
Clark County Public Library - Lenski Center
201 S. Fountain Ave., Springfield, Ohio 45506
A parent/legal guardian signature is required for those under 18 in order to be considered.
Submission Form 
Submit as many original pieces as you would like. Materials submitted must be no larger than 8x10 and may be reproduced/reduced due to space limitations. Short stories and poems must not exceed 300 words. Reviews should be no more than two paragraphs. All written materials should be in 10 point font. Copies of original artwork are acceptable. Every effort will be made to make original artwork available to be picked up at a later date.
Entrants will be notified if chosen and there will be an opening reception on Thursday, November 5th @ 6pm in the Gaier Room for teens and their peers. The magazine will be available to view online and some print copies will be available at each branch.
In partnership with Clark County Public Library, Driving-Tests.org, a company dedicated to driver safety and education, now offers free Ohio BMV practice tests to library patrons. The site includes 10 car practice tests, 6 motorcycle practice tests, 3 CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice tests, 3 online driver’s handbooks (car, motorcycle, CDL) & an FAQ section with detailed answers to BMV-related questions.
Are you sick of homework and need a break? Or are you just looking for something fun or interesting or new? Try these sites to surf and then tell us about your favorite web pages too!
If you're a teen living in or around Clark County, email us your favorite site. Our staff will review and post the best teen sites right here online!
Bored.com: When You Have Nothing Better to Do 
The title says it all - this site is simply links to funny, weird, or unusual sites on the Internet. A great place to kill a little time, or a lot.
Teen Ink: The Magazine Written by Teens for Teens 
The teen room in the library has free copies of this magazine available every month. The site is the online version of the magazine, with added features and an online submission form if you want to be published.
The Education of Shelby Knox 
This is a link to the P.O.V. (Point of View) portion of the PBS web site.
A web site that gives the facts about smoking.
Teen Stars Online 
Teen Stars Online is a teen network that features teen & child stars, with the ability to share photos, videos, news and create clubs and blogs.
Anime Network 
The Anime Network is a digital broadcast service dedicated to anime.
Anime News Network 
The Anime News Network provides coverage to anime and manga topics, including breaking news, reviews, editorials, and fan forums.
Jobs For Teenagers 
Employedteenagers.com explores all aspects of jobs for teenagers. From resume, to interviews, and even general ideas about what jobs you can have as a teen.
Go Ask Alice! 
Questions and answers on many topics, with a health focus, from Columbia University's Health Education Program.
The Clark County Public Library offers Teen Scene for use primarily by teens between thirteen and eighteen. Recommendations are for the sites listed, not for sites linked to or from those resources. CCPL assumes no responsibility for what users of Teen Scene may access on the Internet. As with other library materials, restriction of a young person's access to the Internet is the responsibility of the parent or legal guardian.