Writing Contest

2019 Entry Form

A Day With My #BFF

Enter Now - March 23

You get to spend the day with your BFF (book friend forever)! Which character will it be? Will you choose to invite them to your world or will you go explore theirs? Hogwarts, Wakanda, Wonderland - the only limit to this year's writing contest is your imagination!

Winners will receive cash prizes! Enter now - March 23. Sponsored by the Library Legacy Foundation.

2019 Entry Form

contest information


To enter, your story must:

  • Be your original work, solely from your imagination
  • Include three parts: a beginning, middle and end
  • Be 500 words or less
  • Be stapled and handwritten or typed
  • Be turned in to any Library location with a completed entry form (also available at any of our locations) no later than March 23

Categories and Prizes

Participants will be entered by grade in one of the following categories: grades K - 2, 3 - 5, 6 - 8 and 9 - 12. The following prizes will be awarded in each grade category:

  • 1st Place = $150
  • 2nd Place = $100
  • 3rd Place = $50
  • Honorable Mention = $25

Additional Details

Notification: Winners will be notified by telephone after April 15.

Publishing: Winning entries will be published on the Library's website after April 22 (with a guardian's permission).

Reception: A reception honoring the winners will be held on May 14, 6 p.m. at Sanger Branch.