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Teen Scary Story Contest


The Details

Submission Deadline: October 8, 2020

Grades: 7-12

Are you a fan of fear? Whether you write fictional tales from the crypt or tell your friends about real-life paranormal activity, this contest is for you! 

To Submit: Email your scariest original stories to with the subject line “Scary Story Contest” and include your name, age, grade, email, and phone number with each submission.

Surprise Scare Packages will be mailed to our 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners and their stories will be posted on our website. Winners will be contacted by October 15, 2020. Limit 2 stories per teen.


Scary Story Campfire

Thursday, October 22, 7-8 p.m.

Grades 7-12

Winners will have the opportunity to tell their stories to other teens during a live virtual storytime. Registered storytellers and listeners alike will be contacted about picking up a campfire kit from the Library to enjoy during our storytime. REGISTER