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Guess the Book Prize Winners

On Wednesday, October 11, The Victoria Book Prize Society announced the winners of the 2017 Victoria Book Prize.

The City of Victoria Butler Book Prize:
Mysterious Fragrance of the Yellow Mountains by Yasuko Thanh

Bolen Books Children’s Book Prize:
Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family’s Journey by Margriet Ruurs

GVPL Contest Winners
We are pleased to announce that Jaye Gallagher and Celeste Macevicius won GVPL’s Guess the Book Prize Winners Contest.

Congratulations to our winners who received copies of all shortlisted titles.

Thank you to everyone who entered for supporting local writers and your public library.

Tiny Stories Contest

The entry period for the Tiny Stories Contest has closed – thank you to all participants, and congratulations on writing a tiny story. The reception to celebrate participants and prize winners will be held December 7 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm at the Central Branch. Registration is required.


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