YOZine is a brand new zine for Oxford County Library tweens and teens. Created by you, for you! YOZine will be published every 2 months and will be made from the writing, poetry, cartoons, art and more that you create and submit.

Submit your material by June15th to be included in the first issue released July 1.

How to submit something: 

Email YOZine@ocl.net and include

  • Your name
  • Your age
  • Your email address
  • Attach your originally created content (Word document, Google document, JPEG image)

NOTE: Only your first name and age will be published with your work.

What kinds of things can I submit?

  1. Readers Cafe:
    Submit a book title and author along with 2-3 sentences about why you liked the book.
  2. Sparks:
    Submit ideas and instructions for crafts, experiments, games or activities.  This could include websites or other activity sources that you would recommend.
  3. Poetry/Creative Writing:
    Submit a poem or short story.  It can be about anything or try writing about Summer Dreams.
  4. Build your own story adventure:
    Continue the story starting with this sentence: 
    “I watched my pencil roll off the table and land at the feet of someone I had not seen standing there.”
    Write up to 5 more sentences in the story.
  5. Famous Artists:
    Submit a picture of a drawing or piece of art you made.
  6. YO Funny!
    Draw a comic or send in your favourite joke.
  7. Challenge of the Week
    Send us a picture of what you did using 5 items, your creativity and imagination.
    Use these 4 items plus one of your choosing: a cereal box, a stick, an empty can, any kind of tape