Teen Bookmark Contest 2021

Let your imagination run wild!

Design a creature-themed bookmark for the 2021 Summer Reading Program. Spots or stripes, feathers or fins, we can't wait to see what you create!


Important dates for this year's contest:

  • January 18 to March 19: Submissions are open. Send in your bookmark design!
  • March 29 to April 5: The public votes on their favorite entries.
  • April 6 to April 11: Library staff votes on their favorite entries.
  • The week of April 12: Contest winners are chosen and announced!

Rules and Additional Information

  • Bookmarks can be hand drawn or computer-made.
  • They should be 7” x 2.25” and must be 2D. You may use this template.
  • All artwork must be original and cannot include copyrighted materials.
  • Glitter and metallic finishes will not transfer well to printed bookmarks.
  • For grades 6-12.
  • One entry per person. Entries are due March 19, 2021. 
  • Entries may be submitted to any library or scanned and emailed to teenlibcontest@siouxfalls.org.
  • Three bookmarks will be chosen and printed into bookmarks to be given out during the Summer Reading Program.
  • Winners will also receive gift cards to Oh My Cupcakes!     
    • Winners can pick up their prizes at the branch of their choice.

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