Children's Literature (all forms)

StoryTubes 2009: Voting has begun

StoryTubes – the 2-minute or shorter “my favorite book” video project sponsored by public libraries has accepted videos from across the United States and Canada in 2009. The number of contest participants tripled from last year (over 400)! Now it’s time for voters to view and choose their favorites.

This week. March 16-19, anyone can vote online for individual entries made by students in grades K — 4 and students grades 5 – 8. Just go to to vote this week and
during the following weeks:

March 23 — 26 Individual entries grades 9 and up
March 30 — April 2 Group entries grades K — 6
March 30 — April 2 Group entries grades 7 and up

StoryTubes recently was awarded the 2009 PLA Polaris Innovation in Technology John Iliff Award, which recognizes the contributions of a library worker, librarian, or library that has used technology and innovative thinking as a tool to improve services to public library users.


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