James Bennett are proud major sponsors and judges in the recently launched Story Box Library (SBL) Librarian Storyteller of the Year Award initiative which aims to celebrate the achievements of librarians from Australia and New Zealand, and recognise their ongoing community services by maintaining connection with their local communities and encouraging continued engagement with children’s stories.
Focusing on children’s librarians who have released their own online storytime solutions to maintain connection with patrons and students, librarians are invited to submit a 30-60 second storytelling video with the opportunity to win a number of prizes including the ultimate Storyteller opportunity to read professionally for SBL!
Assisting James Bennett and SBL with the judging process will be children’s book author and the current Australian Children’s Laureate, Ursula Dubosarsky, and New Zealand children’s book creators Sacha Cotter and Josh Morgan, winners of the 2019 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults Margaret Mahy Book of the Year winner.
The Librarian Storyteller of the Year Award initiative aims to celebrate and support the work librarians have done to ensure ongoing connections with their community.
Competition closes on Friday 30th October.
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