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Monday, April 12, 2010

History contest for libraries

In honor of National Library Week (April 11-17), the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), together with HISTORYTM and the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, encourages libraries to enter a contest!

For Libraries of All Sizes: Create a special exhibit or media project about American history that will spark interest in your community’s history.
  • Hurry up and register today at history.com/classroom!
  • The Grand Prize Winner receives $15,000; two First Prize Winners receive $5,000 each; and 10 Second Prize Winners receive $1,000.
  • HISTORYTM’s America: The Story of Us contest is an opportunity to get excited about American history and explore our nation’s diverse heritage.
  • See the flyer (pdf) about the contest and refer to HISTORYTM’s website for more information.

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