All programs are held at the Geneseo Public Library and are one hour in length. Please stop by!
Letters About Literature in Illinois is an annual statewide reading and writing program that invites students to read a book of their choice and write a letter to the author about how the work changed their life or view of the world. Students can enter on their own or through their schools, libraries or other youth organizations.
There are three levels of participation: Level 1 for grades 4-6, Level 2 for grades 7-8 and Level 3 for grades 9-12. One Illinois winner will be selected for each level and receive a $200 cash award. Teachers/Librarians of the winning students will receive a $100 cash award to purchase books for their school/public library. Winners and teachers/librarians will be invited to an awards ceremony in Springfield.
Written submissions will be accepted for all ages until the entry deadline of December 16, 2019. To enter by mail, attach a completed entry form to each entry and mail to:
Letters About Literature
Competition Level (indicate Level 1, 2 or 3 on the envelope)
Illinois Center for the Book
300 South Second Street
Springfield, Illinois 62701
State winners will be formally announced in May 2020.
Starting Tuesday, Aug. 27, K-12 students in U.S. public, private and home schools can enter the Mars 2020 Name the Rover essay contest.
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A table of games and brain teasers for one or more people has been added to our Young Adult area. Stop by and meet the challenge. Bring your friends or challenge yourself to a game of your choice. Many to choose from. No time schedule or limit.
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