Back to top

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 Friday, June 1, 2019 and must be received by close of business on Friday, July 12, 2019.

Official Rules & Guidelines

  • Previous Design a Bookmark Entries - photoOpen 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 Saturday, June 1, 2019 and must be received by close of business on Friday, July 12, 2019.
  • 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 2, 2019.
  • Winners’ bookmarks will be professionally printed and distributed at library branches in Fall 2019, 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.