ALA Video Contest: “Why I Need My Library”

Want to win up to $3,000 for the library of your choice?!  You have until April 18th to get a video together for the American Library Association’s upcoming teen video contest!  DO IT! 

For all the details visit the ALA info page.  Videos are to be 1-3 minutes and fit the theme–Why I Need My Library.  This contest would be perfect for our recent teen video contest participants!  Also, be sure to check out this video:

 

Oh, and here’s the prize info pulled from the ALA contest details:
Prizes will be awarded in two age categories – ages 13 to15 and 16 to18 – to a school or local public library selected by the winners.

Grand prize: The winning contestant or group of contestants from each age category will receive $3,000 for their selected library.  In addition, each member of the winning group will receive a $50 gift card to an online bookseller.

Second place: Two second place finalists in each age category will receive $2,000 each for their selected library

Third place: Three third place finalists will receive $1,000 each for their selected library. 

Winning videos will be showcased on ALA websites and at the 2011 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans (June 23-28). 

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