The Mary Riley Styles Public Library will host its annual teen poetry contest this month.
The Young Person’s Poetry Contest invites writers in grades 5 through 12 to submit a poems to the library by Feb. 28 to be eligible for one of four prizes awarded in each age group category (grades 5-8 or grades 9-12). Awards will be presented at a special reception in the library on March 13 at 7 p.m.
Submissions can be submitted by mail or by hand to the library at 120 N. Virginia Ave., Falls Church, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, visit or call the Youth Services Desk at 703-248-5034.