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Posted on: September 8, 2021

Kids and teens invited to enter Friends of the Library Bookmark Contest

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Elementary, middle and high school students are invited to submit entries for the annual Friends of the Library Bookmark Contest. Two winners in each category will receive Maria’s Bookshop gift certificates. There will be 2,500 bookmarks printed of each winning design. Artists’ names will be included on the bookmarks.

Entries must include original artwork and a book-related quote and be 2 inches by 8 inches in size. Entry forms are available at Durango Public Library and at DurangoGov.org/Library. Entries must be submitted to the Durango Public Library, 1900 East 3rd Avenue, by Wednesday, Oct. 6. 

“I am excited for the return of the Friends of the Library Bookmark Contest,” said Callie Blackmer, youth services supervisor. “Every year I am blown away by the creativity of the kids and teens who participate.”  

The bookmark contest is co-sponsored by Friends of the Durango Public Library and Maria’s Bookshop. For more information, call (970) 375-3380.

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