(Belcamp, Maryland – April 16, 2013) Harford County Public Library rolled out the red carpet for teens and their families at the Abingdon Library in March at a special screening and awards ceremony for the teen Film This! Book Trailers contest. Throughout the winter months, teens created and submitted short videos showcasing a favorite book, similar to a movie trailer. At the premiere, the finalist videos were viewed and the winners announced.
Peter Stauffer was awarded first place for his Chasing the Falconers book trailer. The Dietz family including Emily, Sarah, Allison and Grace won second place for their trailer promoting the book Do Hard Things. Delaney Allen won third place for her book trailer promoting The Goddess Test. A Fan Favorite award was given to Michael Tilley, Andrew Clarke and Logan Hennlien who made a trailer for Green Eggs and Ham. All entries can be viewed by searching “HCPL Film This 2013″ on YouTube.
Harford County Public Library operates 11 branches located throughout Harford County. The library serves more than 176,000 registered borrowers of all ages and has an annual circulation of more than 4.5 million. Harford County Public Library is committed to connecting people with information and promoting the love of reading within the community.
Photo caption: Winners from the teen “Film This! Book Trailers” contest proudly display their trophies. Included are Peter Stauffer who won first place for his “Chasing the Falconers” video; Emily, Sarah, Allison and Grace Dietz who won second place for their “Do Hard Things” video; Delaney Allen who won third place for her “The Goddess Test” video and the Fan Favorite winners Michael Tilley, Andrew Clarke and Logan Hennlien who made a video for “Green Eggs and Ham.”