Fan Fiction / Fan Art Contest

 

About Fan Fiction and Fan Art

The Southern Oaks Library Fan Fiction and Fan Art contest was founded by John Hilbert. In dedication to John's work, the contest continues to recognize the remarkable talents of people in our community.

February 1, 2020, is the first day to submit entries to the Southern Oaks Library Fan Fiction and Fan Art contest. Fan Art may be any medium and contain original characters but must contain copyrighted characters as the main theme. Similar rules apply to Fan Fiction. The last day to submit your work is Sunday, March 22nd, 2020 at 6:00 pm.

The announcement party will be held at the Southern Oaks Library on Saturday, March 28th, 2020 from 1:30-3:30 pm. The announcement party is open to all ages but children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult. You must be present to win.

Prizes will include certificates, DVDs, plushies, and more!

 

Rules for Submitting Fan Art

  • Only one entry per contestant in the Fan Art category
  • You may include original characters, but Fan Art must contain a copyrighted character as the main theme.
  • Fan Art is not restricted to any age category or genre.
  • Contestant must be able to carry the Fan Art into the judging area.
  • Fan Art can be created in any medium.
  • Entries can be submitted at the Southern Oaks Library or through email to cjones@metrolibrary.org.
  • Use only your own work. You will be disqualified if you are found plagiarizing.
  • Fan Art must include a disclaimer. Disclaimer forms are available at the Southern Oaks Information Desk.

 

Rules for Submitting Fan Fiction

  • Only one entry per contestant in the Fan Fiction category.
  • Fan Fiction may include original characters, but Fan Fiction must contain a copyrighted character in the main plot.
  • Fan Fiction cannot be longer than 3,000 words.
  • Fan Fiction is not restricted to any age category or genre.
  • Entries can be submitted at the Southern Oaks Library or through email to cjones@metrolibrary.org.
  • Use only your own work. You will be disqualified if you are found plagiarizing.
  • Fan Fiction must include a disclaimer. Disclaimer forms are available at the Southern Oaks Information Desk.

Upcoming Events @ Southern Oaks

Fan Fiction Fan Art Contest

2/1 @ 9:00am
to
3/22 @ 6:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Offsite (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Writing
Event Description:
The Southern Oaks Library Fan Fiction and Fan Art contest was founded by John Hilbert. In dedication to John's work, the contest continues to recognize the remarkable talents of people in our community. February 1, 2020, is the first day to submit e...

Art Time

February 22, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Creating simple art is one of the building blocks of a child's development. Research proves that the process develops fine motor skills and aids in language development, problem-solving skills, and critical thinking skills. Join us for an art inspire...

Harold Jones Documentary and Q&A

February 22, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Film & Movies
Event Description:
See the planning that went into 2nd street's The Charlie Christian Jazz Festival with Harold Jones and his video "The Lady" The Making of the Charlie Christian Jazz Festival. Harold will be on hand to answer questions about the Festival along with ot...

Parachute Play

February 24, 2020
10:30am - 11:15am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:

Attending parachute playtime is an excellent way to help children build social skills and engage in physical activity! Children will have the opportunity to practice skills such as following directions, socializing with others, building vocabulary, and engaging in big body play that uses large and dynamic movement. Parachute play may be paired with props, songs, and books. 

For children ages 1 to 5 years....

Basic Reading Skills for Adults

February 24, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Continuing Education, Reading Help
Event Description:
Adults can improve their reading, spelling, and writing skills in this free class. The class meets twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays and is coordinated by Community Literacy Centers (CLC). For questions or to enroll please call (405) 524-7323...

Beginners Tai Chi

February 25, 2020
9:00am - 10:00am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:

Let’s get stronger, together! Evidence suggests that Tai Chi is an effective means of improving balance, strengthening muscles, and building confidence to prevent falls. Tai Chi is a low-impact dance-like exercise that can be performed almost anywhere.

This introductory class teaches participants ways to improve their overall mind, body and spirit through a series of slow continuous movements. Registration closes 02/04/2020 and you must attend the first two sessions to be enrolled in the class. Ev...

Grow With Google: Computer Basics & Resume Booster

February 25, 2020
9:30am - 11:30am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Teen Area (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Continuing Education
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Feeling left behind in the digital age? This is the program for you! Learn basic computer skills - search for information, create documents, use email, set up social media accounts, find jobs, keep your personal information safe, and have fun online...

Intermediate Tai Chi

February 25, 2020
10:15am - 11:15am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
Let’s get stronger, together! Evidence suggests that Tai Chi is an effective means of improving balance, strengthening muscles, and building confidence to prevent falls. Tai Chi is a low-impact dance-like exercise that can be performed almost anywher...