Unshelved presents Pimp My Bookcart, sponsored by Highsmith

We're pleased as punch to announce the second annual Pimp My Bookcart contest. We were overwhelmed with the quantity and quality of entries last year, and this year we think it will only get better. Because this time it's sponsored by Highsmith, who will award the first and second prize winners with brand-new bookcarts, and gift certificates to the runners-up. And as a bonus prize, every entrant gets a 15%-off coupon good on any Highsmith, Upstart, or Upstart Books product.

For inspiration, Highsmith will be hosting last year's winner at their booth at ALA later this week. There's more details, in fact everything you need to know, at the contest home page at www.unshelved.com/PimpMyBookcart. We timed the contest so that it ends after Teen Read Week, in case libraries, schools, or community centers wanted to use the contest as the basis for teen programming. And because it ends on Halloween we think there might be some seriously spooky entires.

We simply can't wait to see what you'll come up with!

Our next appearances


October 8, 2018 Walla Walla, WA
Walla Walla Rural Library District Staff Day (Gene)

November 15, 2018 Palm Beach, FL
Palm Beach County Library System (Gene)

November 16, 2018 Fort Lauderdale, FL
Southeast Florida Library Information Network (Gene)


Jan 25 - 28, 2019 Seattle, WA ALA Midwinter (Library COMIC Booth #726) (Gene)

March 1, 2019 Phoenix, AZ
Maricopa County Library District (Gene)

April 15 - 17, 2019 Austin, TX Texas Library Association Annual Conference (Library COMIC booth, Monday night event) (Gene)

June 21 - 24, 2019 Washington, DC
ALA Annual (Library COMIC booth) (Gene)

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