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Why Is the Library Special to Our Community?

Lynne Lambert - Posted on

Heart display at libraryWhat makes the Troy Library special to you? Tell Woman's Day magazine and the American Library Association and you might win the Why Libraries Are Special contest.

What makes a library a special place? How does it enrich the lives of you and your neighbors? How is the Troy Public Library important to our community?

Up to four women's stories will be featured in an upcoming issue of Woman's Day and/or on Entries (up to 700 words) will be judged equally on originality, clarity of ideas, and grace of expression. The subject matter must be true, and the essay must be your own original work, have never been published before, nor won any other award. Include your name, address, daytime phone number and email address, and submit your entry no later than 12 noon ET on May 9, to Only one entry per person. This contest is open only to women who live in the United States. Click here for complete rules.

If you would like to copy us on your essay, we would love to see what makes the Troy Public Library important to you, your family, and your community. We will post the essays we receive, with your permission, in the Cup and Chaucer Cafe, and on our website.

(Photo: Lester Public Library)