The votes are in from the 3rd Election Year Vote for Books campaign! Bad Kitty and Babymouse are the winners ! Over 5000 votes were cast metro-wide!
Voters were clearly dissatisfied with the choice of candidates based on the unprecedented number of write-ins. Some of the more popular write-ins included:
Thanks to everyone who participated. See you again in 2016!
Area libraries are collaborated to promote books and reading and the importance of voting during this fall’s presidential election. The goal of our youth services librarians was that the 2012 Vote for Books would get our youngest citizens excited about the election process while encouraging them to have fun with books.
Libraries participating in 2012 Vote for Books include the Kansas City Public Library, Mid-Continent (MO) Public Library, Johnson County (KS) Library, Kansas City, Kansas Public Library, Olathe (KS) Public Library and Leavenworth (KS) Public Library.