Storybook contest deadline Oct. 4

JOHNSTOWN – The annual Storybook Writing Contest sponsored by the Friends of the Johnstown Public Library will take place this fall.

Seventh- and eighth-grade students who attend Knox Junior High School, Wheelerville Union?Free School, who are home schooled, or have a Johnstown Public Library card may submit a storybook written to appeal to children from ages 3 to 7.

The entry will be judged based upon its appeal to the intended audience, the originality and interest of the story, and the creativity of the illustrations, a news release said.

Guidelines and entry forms for the contest are available at the library. The deadline for entries is Oct. 4.

For more information, call Sharon Ritzmann at 762-3448.