Wichita Public Library Announces Library Card Design Contest for Kids, Teens & Adults!

Wichita KS – Do you have an artist in the house? Here’s their chance to be famous! The Wichita Public Library announces its first-ever Library Card Design Contest featuring 3 categories: kids, teens, and adults.

One card from each age group will be chosen, printed and available for library patrons to use! Full contest guidelines are listed below.

Contest Guidelines

  • Kids (5-12), Teens (13-17), Adults (18+) who are active library customers may enter the contest.
  • One entry per person.
  • One winner from each category listed above will be chosen.
  • Artwork must be in color, original and not published elsewhere. It should be free of copyright restrictions.
  • Artwork can include computer generated or digital photographs, or paper submissions using colored pencil, pen, paint, markers, etc.
  • Submitted artwork becomes property of Wichita Public Library.
  • A group from the Library Board will review entries and select finalists. The group will select two finalists in each category, and the public will select the top winner in each category through an online social media vote.
  • Library staff may modify winning artwork to meet production requirements.
  • Artist’s name will appear on the back of the printed cards. Do not include your name in your artwork.
  • Winners’ names may appear in news media, social media, library website and other applicable communications.
  • Submitted artwork should be landscape orientation, 17″x11″
  • Artwork will be trimmed approximately ⅛” on each side for printing. Actual card size is 2⅛” x 3⅜”.
  • All entries must be accompanied by a signed entry form.

Judging & Prizes

  • Entries are due by 5 p.m. Friday, October 27, 2023.
  • Prizes will be awarded to:
    • (1) Kid (ages 5-12)
    • (1) Teen (ages 13-17)
    • (1) Adult (18+)
  • Each winner will receive a gift card.


The entry form will accept submissions until 5 p.m. on Friday, October 27.

Wichita Mom's Content Director, Erin owns Elite Media Ink, a marketing + PR agency in Wichita. She spends her days helping local businesses and non-profits navigate the ever-changing waters of marketing & social media while homeschooling her kids. A mother of 2, married to her college sweetheart, Erin's hobbies include bribing herself to exercise, traveling with (and without) her family, and trying to remember where she hid the chocolate.


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