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The West Bloomfield Township Public Library is running an art contest to select new designs for library cards! Participants are encouraged to submit their best designs highlighting what they enjoy about the West Bloomfield Library and its services.

One winner will be selected in each of the following age groups:

  • Grades 5 & Under
  • Grades 6-12
  • Ages 18+

Each winner’s artwork will be featured on a new library card available beginning in September 2024. Winners will be notified and recognized in the Fall 2024 library newsletter.

Entry Criteria

  • The artist must be enrolled in the 2024 Summer Reading Program. West Bloomfield resident and student library members can enroll on the Reading Programs page.
  • Limit one entry per person.
  • Contestants must enter the correct category based on their age group.
  • Submissions must stay within the dimensions included in the instructions below.
  • Content must be appropriate for all ages.
  • Do not include your name in the artwork.
  • Submissions may be in any 2D art medium, including digital media, fine arts (acrylics, oils, prints, watercolor, etc.), and photography. No AI designs, please.
  • Submissions must be original artwork, not subject to copyright restrictions or ownership by another individual or organization. Art submitted must not violate the rights of privacy and/or constitute a libel or slander against anyone.

Entry Instructions

Print the Contest Design Template above, or create digital artwork that meets the above design specifications. Digital artwork may be submitted using the online form below.

All designs must stay within the dimensions of the library card and keychain. The actual card dimensions are 3.375” x 2.125”, and the keychain measures 2.625” x 1.125”.

Entries must be dropped off to a West Bloomfield Library desk or submitted using the form below by midnight on Wednesday, July 31, 2024. The new card designs will be available beginning in September 2024. Designs submitted online must be high resolution–at least 300 dpi–and in one of the following formats: .ai, .eps, .psd, and .pdf.

Artwork will be judged blindly in the first round by the Design Contest Committee based on the design originality and how it reflects the West Bloomfield Library and greater community. The top 5 designs in each category will continue to a second round of judging by all library staff.

Library Card Design Contest Form

Please read the contest overview carefully before submitting your entry.

Full Name(Required)
Parent/Guardian Name (if applicable)
You must be registered for the Summer Reading Program for your submission to be considered.
Age Category(Required)
Accepted file types: ai, eps, psd, pdf, jpg, png, Max. file size: 500 MB.
This is the name that will be published if your work is selected.