Submissions will be accepted through Monday, October 12th. Drop off submissions to the Lenski Children’s Center in the main branch downtown, email email@example.com  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.
Internet Public Library - Teen Space 
The IPL is a great resource, and fun to use. The home page will take you to information and message boards on topics such as dating, sports, and money - issues that matter to you with details and information that is interesting and useful.
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.
Fresh Angles 
This is a website designed by teens with many of the contributing artists and authors being teens themselves. The graphics are catchy, the information is current and relevant, and the overall tone is interesting and fun. There are lots of polls, daily questions,and places for you to submit your thoughts.
Cool Quiz: The Spot for Trivia and Quizzes 
Do you love taking personality tests and quizzes about your crushes, friends, school? This site has gathered together tons of links to online quizzes and trivia games. Plus you can impress everyone with their "fact of the day" feature.
The Education of Shelby Knox 
This is a link to the P.O.V. (Point of View) portion of the PBS web site.
Bodies in Motion Minds at Rest 
A general health and wellness page.
A web site that gives the facts about smoking.
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.