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Design a Bookmark Contest

Calling all aspiring artists and designers ages 6-17! St. Louis County Library is seeking creative designs for this year’s STArt @ Your Library bookmark contest.

Entries accepted at any library branch starting June 1 and must be received by close of business on Friday, July 14, 2017.

The winning bookmarks will be professionally printed and distributed at all SLCL branches in Fall 2017.

Official Rules & Guidelines

  • Open to youth ages 6-17.
  • Entrant or parent/guardian must have a SLCL card.
  • Download and print template with entry form or pick one up at your local branch.
  • Bookmark design should relate to books, reading, or libraries.
  • Do not write your name or place any other identifying marks on the bookmark itself.
  • Limit one submission per person. More than one entry will disqualify all entries.
  • Digitally created designs will not be accepted.
  • Entries accepted starting June 1 and must be received by close of business on Friday, July 14, 2017.
  • Submit your entry form with your bookmark at any SLCL branch. Electronic entries will not be accepted.
  • Entries are judged for creativity, originality, neatness and printability.
  • Winners will be chosen in 4 categories: Ages 6-8, 9-11, 12-14, and 15-17.
  • Winners will be notified by Friday, August 5.
  • Winners’ bookmarks will be professionally printed and distributed at library branches in Fall 2017, while supplies last.
  • Judges decisions are final.
  • The library will not be able to return the original bookmark.
  • If any of these guidelines are not followed, the entry will be disqualified.