Submissions are being accepted through Oct. 29 for L.A. County Library’s 43rd annual Bookmark Contest for grades K12.
The contest celebrates the joy of reading and creativity. Children and teens are encouraged to use their imaginations in creating original designs on bookmarks.
Each of the library’s 85 branches, including the West Hollywood Library, will select a winner in four categories: kindergarten through second grade, third grade through fifth grade, sixth grade through eighth grade, and ninth grade through 12th grade.
The winners will be recognized at their libraries. The winning bookmarks from each library will also be considered by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, which will select countywide winners from each category in their district.
The winners’ bookmark designs will be professionally printed and distributed at all L.A. County Library branches.
Los Angeles County residents and schools are encouraged to participate in the contest. Participants are also encourages to make their own original creations, to be creative and have fun. It is asked that entries avoid using cartoon characters.
Entry forms are available at all library branches, and by visiting lacountylibrary.org/bookmarkcontest.
Entry forms can be submitted in person, by mail or online, and must be received by Oct. 29.
The West Hollywood Library is located at 625 N San Vicente Blvd. For information, call (310)652-5340, or visit lacountylibrary.org.
To find other local libraries, visit lacountylibrary.org/librarylocator.
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