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  1. Theme: Ready, Set, Library!
  2. The contest is open to all and is divided into four age group categories:
         • 5 years and under
         • 6 - 11 years
         • 12 - 18 years
         • 19 years and over
  3. Participants must be Miami-Dade Public Library System (MDPLS) cardholders. Don’t have a library card? Sign up online at to receive one via email or visit any library location.
  4. 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.
  5. Limit one entry (electronic or paper) per participant.
  6. Entries may be submitted in person to any MDPLS location by 8 p.m. Monday, March 4. Digital entries may be submitted via email to by 11:59 p.m. Monday, March 4 in JPEG or PDF format and must be no larger than 2MB. The email submitted must contain the participant’s name, address, phone number, email address, library branch, library card number and the following language for electronic certification:
    “I certify that the design submitted is mine and is completely original and does not violate any copyright laws. I grant the Miami-Dade Public Library System 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.
  8. The winners will be notified by Saturday, April 13, 2024.
  9. The winning design from each age group category will be reproduced and made available to patrons at all MDPLS locations.
  10. All entries become property of MDPLS.
  11. MDPLS employees are not eligible to participate.