Design a Bookmark Contest 2022!

Kids in Ajax can showcase their love of reading by designing a bookmark for the Library!

Kids from Kindergarten to Grade 8 are welcome to design and enter their very own bookmark design. Winners will be announced during Ontario Public Library Week (October 16–22), and the 12 winning designs will be printed and distributed throughout 2023.
Winners will also receive 25 copies of their bookmark to keep (or share with family and friends), and their bookmark will be displayed in the Library!

Draw, colour, and illustrate your bookmark design on the entry form, fill out the information on the back of the entry form, and drop it off to any Library branch before October 1, 2022.

Contest Rules:

1. Draw a design showcasing why you love reading and/or your Library.
2. Limited to one (1) entry per person.
3. Designs must be original works. Computer generated art is not accepted. Do not use licensed or copyrighted cartoon characters.
4. Submit your design on this official contest entry form to any Ajax Public Library branch.
5. Bookmarks are judged on creativity, originality, and neatness.
6. Artists must be in Kindergarten through Grade 8 (ages 5–14).
7. Artists must live in Ajax, Ontario.
8. Entries become the property of Ajax Public Library.
Deadline to submit: October 1, 2022.


A reminder you can still get 2021 designs in all branches until the end of the year. 


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