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1975 Grant Road
Los Altos, CA 94024

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Wednesday1pm - 8pm
Thursday11am - 5pm
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Saturday11am - 5pm
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Phone:(650) 969-6030

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Entries due by Friday in essay contest- you could win $200!

The Los Altos Library Endowment is sponsoring an essay contest now through April 12.  Essays are to be themed on the Virginia Whipple Collection of Teaching Company Great Courses, a gift of the Endowment.  First place winner will receive $200, second place is $100!
The contest rules include:

You must have a Santa Clara County Library card.
One entry per person, based on one or more of the Great Courses in the Virginia Whipple Collection.
Entries must include a cover sheet with entry form information (name, address, phone, email and library card #).
Submit entries via email to or at the Adult Reference Desk of the Los Altos Library.
Maximum essay length: 500 words; typed, double spaced, standard font.
Essays must be original work.

Judging criteria: What makes the Great Courses subject especially interesting or valuable to you personally?
Winners will be notified by April 24th.

For more details, visit the Los Altos Library or call 650-948-9054.