Sheila Robertson Writing Contest

Chevy Chase Library

Sheila Robertson Writing Contest

Friends of the Library Chevy ChaseChevy Chase Library Children's Room invites children from all of the District of Columbia public libraries to participate in the annual Sheila Robertson Writing Contest.  This award, sponsored by Friends of the Chevy Chase Library, encourages children from kindergarten to eighth grade, to read and write book reviews about a special book that inspired them.

The entries will be compiled into the Friends of the Chevy Chase Library Review.  This compilation will be printed and distributed to classrooms and children's libraries throughout D.C.  In addition to the review, entrants will receive gift certificates for the Chevy Chase DC Friends of the Library Book Store (FoLio).  Prizes for the best entries will be awarded at a ceremony with plaques and refreshments for the entrants, their families, teachers and librarians.  

The event will be held at the Chevy Chase Library at a future date.  The deadline for entries is Friday, April 5. You can download the entry forms at

Read and write!  We'd love to hear from you.