NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) – The Friends of the New Hanover County Public Library asked residents to submit illustrations for a new book, entitled George the Library Duck Finds a Friend. Tonight, that book will be unveiled during their annual meeting.
Almost 150 pieces of original art were submitted by local children and adults, according to Assistant Library Director Paige Owens, author of the true story about George’s adventures around Northeast Library.
Over 40 images by 31 artists were chosen by judges to be used in the books.
The Friends of the Library have underwritten the publication of a limited edition of the book with a $2,000 grant and will sell copies for $10 each.
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