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Today's Hours: 9 AM – 9 PM

Bookmark Design Contest

Celebrate National Library Week (April 7-13) by designing a bookmark
for the Plainfield Public Library. Here are the contest rules:

  • The family-friendly design can be based on the National Library
    week theme “Ready, Set, Library!” or anything
    book/library/reading themed
  • The design should be an original creation (avoid using copyrighted
    images or licensed characters)
  • Use the provided template at the bottom of this page. 
  • Designs can be vertical or horizontal
  • Don’t include any 3D elements (like pop-up items, chunky glitter, puffy paint, anything that sticks up off the page)
  • All artwork will be kept by Plainfield Area Public Library for possible
    future use
  • Limited to 1 entry per person; do not include personal
    information on the bookmark design (age, name, grade, etc.)
  • Entries must be submitted between March 18-30. Submit
    your entries in-person at the Youth Services desk or email your
    design and entry form to
  • Winners in each age category will receive a prize and have their
    bookmarks printed to distribute in the Library

Click Here for Bookmark Entry Form

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