Adults and youth 10 and up invited to submit expressions of 2020 thanksgiving

What are you thankful for this year? Nodaway County adults and youth ages 10 and up are invited to share their 2020 story in the theme of thanksgiving with a drawing, a short essay or a photo and brief description.

Finished submissions must fit within one of our 17″X11″ frames for display in the library, and also may be shared by the library online and in a published book! 17″x11″ cardstock is available at the library desk (1 per applicant).

Submissions are due Wednesday, November 18, 2020 by 6 p.m. to the library desk or via email at

All submissions must be accompanied by the artist or writer’s name, age, and town of residence. Contact information should be included too if the applicant wishes to retrieve their submission after January 1, 2021.

Essays submitted via email should be 750 words or less and may be edited for length or clarity.

Submissions chosen for display or publishing will be selected based on several criteria, including specificity. We encourage applicants to create submissions that capture details of everyday life in Nodaway County during 2020.

For more information, contact Stephanie at 582-5281 or at

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