Book contest for Open Library Week

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It's Open Library Week at, and we're celebrating open source tools and methods for libraries with a contest.

Enter for a chance to win two books of your choice from O'Reilly Media. When you enter, be sure to select your favorite public library becuase they could win too. If you win, the library you selected will recieve five free books of their choice.

You get new books, your library gets new books, and your community gets them, too. It's a win-win-win!

To enter

  • Login to your account. To create an account, register here.
  • Fill out the entry form. Be sure to include your favorite library (must be a public or school library that is open to everyone).

The deadline for entires is April 23, 2014 at 11:59 PM EDT.


Thanks to the awesome folks at O'Reilly Media, our winner will be able to choose from their entire catalog of books—in physical and eBook formats. The winner will select two books for their personal collection. And, their favorite library will select five books to add to their shelves. For specific details on the prizes, check out the official rules.

How to enter (and judging criteria)

Entering is easy. Make sure you're a registered user of (register here if you're not) and that you're logged in when you fill out the entry form. Submit only once, and do it before the deadline!

Remember that the real winners here are the libraries, so get the word out! The more people who enter with your favorite library in mind, the more likely that library will win. Use the #openlibrarycontest hashtag on Twitter to spread the word.

Deadline: April 23, 2014 at 11:59 PM EDT

Selecting the winner

Once the submission form for entering to win is closed, we'll review the entries and select a winner at random. The winner will be selected on or about April 23, 2014.

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1 Comment

Dear sir,
It's pleasure to see something like this .

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