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22 December 2017
For more information, contact Dan Hutchins, Library Director, 269.423.4771
VBDL ANNOUNCES FIRST ANNUAL VEEBEE AWARDS
DECATUR, MICHIGAN – – – – Which are the best books of 2017? Inquiring minds at Van Buren District Library want area readers to answer the question.
VBDL is launching its First Annual VeeBee Awards competition January 8 by accepting nominations from book lovers as to which titles are the best of the best in 11 categories, including adult fiction, non-fiction, graphic; young adult fiction, non-fiction, graphic, junior fiction, non-fiction, graphic; and children’s picture books.
A special category is reserved for the book most deserving of the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Nominations are accepted online, January 8 – January 27, or at any VBDL location. The top three nominees move to the championship round, which will be open to voting February 1 – 24.
VBDL’s version of the Academy Awards culminates in a live, award ceremony, Friday, March 2, 1:00 pm, at VBDL Covert Branch. The public is invited to attend in either sequins, black tie or casual attire to honor the winners.
For more information, visit the nearest VBDL branch or phone 269.423.4771. Details are available online January 2. Van Buren District Library is headquartered in Decatur with branches in Bangor, Bloomingdale, Covert, Gobles, Lawrence and Mattawan.