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JULY 26, 2020

James Bennett's 2021 Calendar Competition


Has Your Library Been Responding with Innovation to the Covid-19 Pandemic Restrictions?!

We’re looking for 12 amazing photos, from 12 incredible libraries, for our 2021 James Bennett wall calendar.

This year our theme is “Thriving in Lockdown: Engaging with Your Community” and we want you to submit a photo that you feel highlights how your library has continued to engage with your community during the Covid-19 Pandemic restrictions.

What you need to know:

Due date: images need to be received at James Bennett by 5pm AEDT, Friday 14th August to be considered.

File size: Images must be high resolution: 300dpi at 30cm wide. Landscape orientation is preferred.

How to submit: Email your image to and please include your library details, a description of your image and your contact details so we can get in touch if necessary. You can also submit via Dropbox or WeTransfer using the same email address.

Criteria: We can only choose 12 images and we’ll be looking for as wide a variety as possible, including locations of libraries and what the image shows. Please do keep our theme “Thriving in Lockdown: Engaging with Your Community” in mind when choosing photos to send us.

This year we are offering a great PRIZE for the best photo!

Prize Details: Please select one of the following with your submission

  1. AXIS Ebook platform provided free of charge along with $1,000 worth of titles + Pop Up Library device  
  2. One month additional PressReader – when signing up for a 12 month subscription
  3. Two months additional CollectionHQ - when signing up for a 12 month subscription
  4. Three months additional Story Box Library - when signing up for a 12 month subscription
  5. Four months Community Collection Manager – for Civica customers

Any questions? Contact:

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