Jezaya Pasillas - 2016 Book Float Contest Winner
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National Library Week - 2017 GCLD Shoe Box Book Float Contest



  • Elementary-aged children, Kindergarten through 5th grades, are encouraged to participate.
  • Let your imagination take you away. It's fun; be creative!
  • Floats must be on top of a covered shoe box or any similar sized box.
  • Put the name of the book and author's name on any side of your box. Do not put your name on the float! (Stickers will be provided for your name.)
  • Enter your float at your local library branch by April 15th, 2017.
  • Floats must be based on a book that you have read.
  • One entry per person.
  • Submit an entry form with your float, available at your local library branch.
  • Be sure to complete the photo release form on the back of your entry form.


  • All participants will be invited to a Float Party after judging. Check with your local library branch for dates and times.
  • There will be great prizes for the winners in each of the following categories:
    • Most Creative
    • Best Use of Materials
    • Best Interpretation
    • Most Colorful
    • People's Choice 2017

For further information and assistance, please contact your local library branch!