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Washington County Free Library hosts children's books writing contest

January 12, 2011

The Washington County Free Library is sponsoring its fifth annual Easy Picture Book Writing Contest.

Novice and experienced authors are invited to write and illustrate a children's picture book. Entries may be submitted through Tuesday, March 15, to any branch of the Washington County Free Library or be mailed to: Easy Picture Book Contest, Washington County Free Library, 101 Tandy Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21740

The contest includes five age divisions: children in grades second and third; grades fourth and fifth; grades sixth through eighth; grades ninth through 12th; and adult. Entrants must be a resident of Washington County or have a valid Washington County Free Library card. Only one entry per person will be accepted. 

All text and illustrations in the book entries must be original work. All entries must include author/illustrator name, age division, address, and telephone number.

For complete details, call Jeff Ridgeway at the Central Library at 301-791-5149.

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