October 28, 2019

Applestein-Sweren Book Collecting Prize Application is Now Open!

The Goucher College Library is once again holding the Applestein-Sweren Book Collecting Prize, a competition for book collectors.

applestein-swerenGoucher students: Do you love books? Want to win $150, $250, or even $500 for a collection of books and related ephemera? The Goucher library is once again holding the Applestein-Sweren Prize, a competition for book collectors made possible by an endowment established in 2012 by Betty Applestein Sweren '52 and Dr. Edgar Sweren.

Collections can be on any subject, can include other types of media related to the books in the collection, and the contest is open to all Goucher students.

Winners will be given the chance to curate a small exhibition of their collection in the Goucher College Library. All prize winners will also be eligible to compete in the National Collegiate Book Collecting Contest for a $2,500 top prize.

For more information, to see past winners, and to access the application form, see www.goucher.edu/bookprize For other questions, contact Pamela Flinton, at pamela.flinton@goucher.edu or 410-337-6365.

Applications are due Monday, February 3, 2020.