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Library Card Contest

In honor of Library Card Sign-Up Month we're hosting a library card design contest! Enter our contest and your artwork could be featured on a limited edition Cranston Public Library card!

Open to Cranston residents of all ages. You must have an OSL library card to enter. Don't have one? Stop in to any Cranston Public Library branch or visit cranstonlibrary.org/get-library-card to get your library card, today!

Cranston Public Library Card Design Contest Rules & Guidelines:

  • Open to all Cranston residents. Must have an OSL library card to enter.
  • Artwork must be original, not published elsewhere, and free of any copyright restrictions.
  • One winner in each category will be selected.Categories are: Youth (ages 0-13) and Teen/Adult (ages 14+)
  • Artwork will be judged by a panel of CPL staff, as well as representatives from the Cranston Arts Commission and Cranston Public Schools.
  • The Cranston Public Library reserves the right to reproduce your work.
  • The entire entry packet (two pages: Release Form and Entry Form & Design Template) must be completed in order to be eligible to win.
  • Submissions may be in any art medium (pencil, pen, paint, crayon, digital art, etc) Digital submissions may be printed out or emailed to sbouvier@cranstonlibrary.org. You may use a different type of paper to create your artwork (watercolor paper, card stock, etc.) as long as the design fits the library card dimensions.
  • Entry deadline is 5:00PM, September 30, 2021. No late submissions will be accepted.
  • CPL staff and immediate family members are not eligible to participate.
  • Only one submission per person. Do not include your name in the artwork.