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Exhibits in the Greenfield Library

Book Collecting Contest

The Greenfield Library supports the love of books and the pleasure found in building focused book collections. Each year the library holds an annual Book Collecting Contest, which gives the SJC community the opportunity to showcase their personal collections. Contest submissions include an essay and an annotated bibliography and are judged by a committee on the creativity and thoughtfulness in developing the collection, the cohesion of the collection, and the significance of the collection to the owner. Below are the 2017 Book Collecting contest winners. 

Hannah Peterson (A18)

First Prize

Hannah Peterson (A18)

Toontoony, Trolls, and Other Tall Tales: Folk and Fairy Stories from Around the World

Read Peterson’s Essay


Sebastian Barajas Book Collecting Contest
Sebastian Barajas (A17)

Second Prize

Sebastian Barajas (A17)

I Wish I’d Read That Sooner: A Young Person’s Guide to Compassionate Skepticism

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Donald Antenen (AGI17)

Third Prize

Donald Antenen (AGI17)

By Night in Chile: the Universe of Roberto Bolaño

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