Summer Reading Contests

 

Bookmark Design Contest

Get creative and design your own bookmark!  Whether it is painted, hand drawn, or graphically designed, a little art in our books is a great way to start each chapter.  All entries must be submitted to the Yorba Linda Public Library before 4:59 p.m. on Saturday, August 12, 2017.

 

#bookface Contest

Teens entering grades 7 – 12 & recent graduates and Adults 18+, send us your best #bookface photo to get a chance to appear on the Library’s Instagram feed and win the Staff Pick or the People’s Choice prize!  Entries must be submitted before 4:59 p.m. on Saturday, August 12, 2017.

 

 

  • Design A Bookmark Contest

    Get creative and design your own bookmark!  Whether it is painted, hand drawn, or graphically designed, a little art in our books is a great way to start each chapter. All entries must be submitted to the Yorba Linda Public Library before 4:59 p.m. on Saturday, August 12, 2017.

    1. This contest is open to preschool children through adults.
    2. Participants may enter in the appropriate division: Primary (preschool-2nd grade); Intermediate: (3-5 grades); Middle School (6-8 grades); High School (9-12th grades & recent graduates); Adults (ages 18+).
    3. Participants may submit up to two (2) entries per person.
    4. Entries must be participants’ original and unpublished work and may not have been submitted in any previous contest. Entries may not     contain copyrighted characters, art, logos, etc.
    5. Entries must have been created between Saturday, June 17, 2017 and     Saturday, August 12, 2017.
    6. Bookmarks may be horizontal or vertical. Entries using any 3D art   medium (glitter, glued items, etc) will not be accepted.  Words and numbers may be included in the design, however please do not put your name anywhere on the bookmark.
    7. Your entry must either be presented on the template provided on the back of this form or be printed within a 2 inch x 8 inch black frame and attached to an entry form. Entry forms must be fully completed or entry will not be accepted.
    8. DEADLINE: Your Bookmark and entry form must be received by the Yorba Linda Public Library Adult Services Information Desk before 4:59 p.m. on Saturday, August 12, 2017.
    9. Selected Bookmarks will be copied and distributed by the Yorba Linda Public Library.
    10. Winning Bookmarks will be displayed on the Library’s web site and    social media websites.
    11. The Library reserves the right to reject any entry it deems inappropriate or which contains excessive profanity or any explicit sexual or violent     content.
    12. Entries will be judged by the Yorba Linda Arts and Culture Collective. Entries will be judged based on originality, creativity and technical merit.  Judges’ decisions will be final.
    13. Winners will be announced by Thursday, August 31, 2017. Winners will be notified via email or phone. Prizes must be picked up in the  Library by the winner or a family member.
    14. By participating in this contest, all participants authorize the Yorba Linda Public Library to publish and exhibit their entries in-house, or on the   Library’s website, or social media websites. All entries become the  property of the Yorba Linda Public Library.
    15. Submitted Bookmarks will not be returned.

     

    Click here for an Entry Form

  • #bookface Photo Contest

    Teens entering grades 7 – 12 & recent graduates and Adults 18+, send us your best #bookface photo to get a chance to appear on the Library’s Instagram feed and win the Staff Pick or the People’s Choice prize! Entries must be submitted before 4:59 p.m. on Saturday August 12, 2017.

    RULES:

    1. A person may submit a maximum of two (2) entries.
    2. Entries must have been created from Saturday, June 17, 2017 – Saturday, August 12, 2017.
    3. Entries must be the photographer’s original, unpublished work and may not have been entered in any previous contests.
    4. Photos may be black & white, color, or filtered and must include a book cover.
    5. The photographer is responsible for obtaining any necessary permission if his/her photograph includes an identifiable individual. This includes parent permission for photographing children and teens under 18 years of age.
    6. Entries must be submitted online. Hard copy entries will not be accepted.
    7. Participants must fill out the official online entry form and submit it with their entry.
    8. Files must be in .jpg format.
    9. Please keep a copy of your entry. Online submissions will not be returned.
    10. DEADLINE: Your #bookface photo and entry form must be received electronically before 4:59 p.m. on Saturday, August 12, 2017.
    11. The Library reserves the right to reject any entry it deems inappropriate or which contains excessive profanity or any explicit sexual or violent content.
    12. Selected #bookface photo’s will be displayed on the Yorba Linda Public Library’s Instagram feed. All entries will be posted on the Library’s Facebook page on August 18, 2017 for People’s Choice voting.
    13. People’s Choice Voting will take place on the Library’s Facebook page beginning Friday, August 18 at 12:00p.m. through Saturday, August 26 at 9:00 a.m. The #bookface photo with the most ‘likes’ will be awarded the People’s Choice Prize.
    14. The Staff Pick will be chosen based on originality, creativity and technical merit. Judges’ decisions will be final.
    15. Winners will be announced by Thursday, August 31, 2017. Winners will be notified via email or phone. Prizes must be picked up in the Library by the winner or a family member.
    16. By participating in this contest, all participants authorize the Yorba Linda Public Library to publish and exhibit their entries in-house, or on the Library’s website, or social media websites. All entries become the property of the Yorba Linda Public Library.
    17. For additional information: Contact 714-777-2873, ext. 6

     

    Prizes:
    Staff Picks: $20 Gift Card
    People’s Choice Prize: $30 Gift Card