Enter the Design a Bookmark Contest                                                         

Posted by: Johnson County Public Library | Thursday, June 24, 2021

Do you have a great bookmark idea? Show us what you’ve got! Kids in grades K-12 can design a bookmark and enter it in the Explore Summer Bookmark Contest! Winning designs will be printed and distributed in the JCPL Branches.! Kids in Grades K-12 are invited to submit their bookmark designs July 1-31, 2021.

The following are the official rules for the Design a Bookmark Contest:

1. Only one entry per child.

2. Entries will be considered only when we have the completed and signed Registration Form.

      a. Entry forms are available to download and print. Printed entry forms are available at our reference desks.

      b. Completed entry forms may be returned to the reference desk at any of the four JCPL branches.

3. Bookmark design must be completely original work. Nothing previously published will be accepted. Popular figures (ex. Superman, Disney, etc.) cannot be considered due to copyright restrictions.

4. Bookmarks can be created in color or black and white.

5. Bookmarks will be accepted beginning July 1-31, 2021. Entries will not be returned after judging.

6. Bookmarks not suitable for the general public will not be eligible. JCPL has discretion in deciding what is suitable.

7. A parent or guardian must sign the release form.

8. Categories are K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 and Grades 9-12.  

9. There will be four winners in each category. Winning designs will be printed and distributed at all JCPL branches.

10. Johnson County Public Library staff will judge. Submissions will be judged on originality, theme, and creativity.

11. All judges’ decisions are final.

Need some inspiration? Click here to see last year’s bookmark contest winners.