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Children's Writing Contest 2020

Calling all kids in grades 1 through 8: it's time for our annual writing contest and entries are due TODAY, February 27 by 8pm!

Here’s the beginning to your story: “Last night I had the strangest dream about my favorite book character.” Who is your favorite book character? Dream up an amazing story about him, her, or it! Make it as wild or funny or strange as you want. We can't wait to read it!

Event date: 

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 10:00am to 8:00pm

Event address: 

128 Jay St
Schenectady, NY 12305

Steve Light & Tour of Proctors Theatre

One of our favorite author/illustrators returns! Meet Steve Light who will read his latest book, Lucky Lazlo, and do some drawings. Then we’ll all walk down to Proctors Theater for an exclusive backstage tour! (All ages)

CALL THE STORE TO SIGN UP!

 

Order your book now!

Event date: 

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 9:30am to 11:00am

Event address: 

128 Jay St
Schenectady, NY 12305

Kids Art Contest 2016 Submission Date

The 2016 Art Contest is to design a book jacket for your favorite book! Artwork will be judged for originality, creativity, and interpretation of the book’s theme.

Entries are due in the store before October 7.

Winners in each grade level (one through eight) will receive gift certificates from The Open Door, and all entries will be displayed in the store windows Nov. 12-19.

The entry form can be downloaded via the following link entry form

Event date: 

Friday, October 7, 2016 - 5:00pm

Event address: 

128 Jay St
Schenectady, NY 12305

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