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Registration for the 2020 Book Cart Drill team is available!  Create up to a 4 minute video of your library in action!  Highlight a new service or collection or just have some fun! 

Massachusetts Library Association 

Book Cart Drill Team Competition 2020  

Video Edition!!


Show off your Library!

 What makes your library great?      Are you having a community read this year?      Introducing a hot new service?      Offering new, unique programs?      Showing off a new space in your library?      Or a new library of things?     Or you just want to have some fun?

Share your news with an eye catching book cart drill team video!   Your patrons, trustees, Friends and town officials will love it! 

Then you can submit it for the book cart drill team competition at the MLA annual conference in Hyannis May 2020! Check out the book cart drill team promo video from Andover to promote their community read in 2016, "The Boys in the Book Cart" It well received by patrons, their Friends loved it (and some even participated) and Andover’s new town manager thought it was awesome! 

The book cart drill team competition is sponsored by DEMCO! You can earn nifty trophies to show off to your patrons, and money to spend at DEMCO!

Watch the book cart drill team videos from 20172018, and 2020.

Scoring will be based on Technical Ability, ie: organization, precision, unique moves, timeliness, Artistic Impression ie: overall performance, music, costumes, cart decor and Videography.

Team videos will be posted 1 week before conference for the general membership to vote! You don't have to be at conference to choose the best team!

Find some snappy music, dust off your book carts and dig though those costume boxes and have some fun!

For questions or more info email Gerry Deyermond gdeyermond@mhl.org .


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