JJML Teen Bookmark Contest

Entries will be accepted from March 1 through May 31 

Open to teens currently in grades 6-12

Calling all artists! Interested in having your original artwork on a bookmark? Submit original drawings to be entered into our contest. 5 winners will be chosen, and their bookmarks will be available at JJML during the Summer Reading Club.

All submissions must be emailed, or shared, with teens@johnjermain.org on/before May 31.

 JJML Teen Bookmark Contest Official Rules and Guidelines

Paper Entries:
1. All entries must follow the theme: Summer Adventures.
2. The contest is open to teens, grades 6-12, ONLY.
3. Participants must design their bookmark on the front page, in the provided spot, only. Paper submissions not done on this handout will not be accepted. You can download the PDF HERE
4. All of the artist’s information must be included on the front of the page. Entries missing information will not be accepted.
5. All artwork must be the original work of the participant and can be created digitally or by hand. Entries that violate copyright laws will be disqualified.
6. Entries may be submitted in person to the Teen Reference desk on/before May 31.

Digital Entries:
1. Digital entries must meet the following criteria:
* Overall image/work area: 2.75” wide by 8.5”tall.
* The design and any text/copy must be kept within designated area.
* Any scans/images/photos used in your design must be at least 300 DPI in actual size.
2. Digital entries may be submitted via email to teens@johnjermain.org on/before 6pm on Friday, May 31 in JPEG or PDF format and must be no larger than 2MB.
3. The email submitted must contain the participant’s name, grade, phone number and email address. It must also include the following language for electronic certification in the body of the email: “I certify that the design submitted is mine and is completely original and does not violate any copyright laws. I grant the John Jermain Memorial Library permission to use my name, creative work and visual image in its publications without recourse.”
7. Library staff will judge entries on originality and best interpretation of the theme and choose 5 winners.
8. The winners will be notified by Monday, June 10, 2024.
9. Each winning design be reproduced and made available to patrons at JJML starting at the Summer Kick Off Party.
10. All entries become property of JJML