CLEARWATER -Teens, ages 13 -18, are invited to get their creative juices flowing by entering a Manga art contest. First, second, and third place winners will be awarded a gift card to the store of their choice. Artwork must be original, hand drawn, unpublished, and non-offensive. One entry per teen is accepted and contact information must be on the back. Drop-off entries by July 27 at any library location:
* Beach Library, 483 Mandalay Ave.
* Countryside Library, 2741 S.R. 580
* East Library, 2251 Drew St.
* Main Library, 100 N. Osceola Ave.
* North Greenwood Library, 905 N. MLK, Jr. Ave.
For more information, call (727) 562-4970, ext. 5244.
Manga is the Japanese word for comics. It is used in the English-speaking world as a generic term for all comic books and graphic novels that were originally published in Japan. However, Manga is often considered an artistic and storytelling style that can also encompass non-Japanese works.