Bryan + College Station Library System holding writing contests this summer celebrating Bryan’s 150th anniversary

Carnegie Public Library in the 1940s.

The Bryan + College Station Library System will celebrating Bryan’s 150th anniversary with two writing contests in June and July as a part of their Summer Reading Program. One contest is for children and teens and the other is for adults.

Children and Teens
Writing Bee

For the Children and Teens contest, participants will be asked to write no more than 350 words on one of these topics:

  • What does Bryan mean to me?
  • What will Bryan be like in 150 years?

There are four age categories to compete in:

  • Ages 7-8
  • Ages 9-10
  • Ages 11-14
  • Ages 15-18

Find out all of the contest rules and how to submit your entry here.

Entry deadline is June 18.

Adults Writing Contest

For the adults, the topic is a bit broader. Participants will be asked to write a work of original fiction, not more than 2000 words, that is set in Bryan in any time period (past, present, or future).

Contest is open to ages 18+.

Find out the adult contest rules and how to submit your entry here.

Entry deadline is July 31.