Contests

Writing Contests:

Every month we host a new contest with prizes including a $200 honorarium and an invitation to read at a Library event. Our contest theme for September - December is The Fools Journey. One winner will be selected from submissions of poetry, short fiction, and essays. See previous winners, or read more about the guidelines and enter your original works » 

Scary Story Writing Contest:

Submit your scary story now for the Fall 2021 Scary Story Contest! This contest is open to children and teens up to 19 years old. One entry per person, please. Stories should be no more than 5,000 words. Submit your entry now »

After the contest, join us for a Friday Fright Night on October 29th from 6-7pm as we read stories by select winners from the Scary Story Contest. This event will be fun for all ages. In between readings we will feature some recommended Halloween reads. Wear your costume for an extra fun scary time!

Sticker Design Contest:

Submit your entries now for the Fall Sticker Design Contest!  Open to children and teens, we're looking for sticker illustrations to fit a Fall theme.  Winners will be selected by  Library staff and the top designs will be printed for patrons to collect in branches. Submit your entry now »