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Wednesday, February 20, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Contest encourages library visits

Add to family travel fun in Washington state this summer with quick visits to libraries, then post photos for a chance to win bookstore gift cards.

The Washington Center for the Book is sponsoring the contest, “A Passport to Washington Libraries,” through Sept. 15. Anyone visiting a Washington library can post a creative photo to a crowd-sourced state map to show the range of public libraries in the state.

In order to win prizes, participants must register at, then post photographs of a minimum of five Washington libraries to with at least two of the library visits being 50 miles or more from the visitor’s hometown.

Participants will be eligible to win bookstore gift cards of $50, $75 and $100.

The Washington Center for the Book is a joint partnership of the Washington State Library and The Seattle Public Library and is the state affiliate for the Center for the Book at the U.S. Library of Congress. Full details can be found on the Washington Center for the Book’s website at http://www.washingtoncenter

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