Summer Contests for Everyone!

Summer Contests for Everyone!

  Wednesday July 22, 2020

The WMRL is hosting several contests this summer and each one offers categories for children, teens, and adults, so that everyone can participate! Prizes will be awarded to all of our winners. The contests are outlined below and the guidelines and entry forms are available to pick up from any of our branches or to print from home by following this link to the Summer Reading Contests page. Please note that the deadlines have all been extended to those listed here:

Brandon Sun and WMRL Short Story Contest

Aspiring writers of all ages are invited to enter our Short Story contest brought to you in partnership with the Brandon Sun. The WMRL and Brandon Sun challenge you to write an original short story on any topic or theme that interests and inspires you! The winner and runner-up in each category will have their story published in the Brandon Sun and receive a prize provided by the Library!
The contest will run until August 31st with winners being announced in early September.

Bookmark Design Challenge

Artists of any level can try their hand at creating an original bookmark design to be printed and distributed at WMRL locations. Feel free to use any art medium you desire – whether that be traditional or digital – but be sure that the design fits the size of the template provided and that digital files are submitted as jpg or pdf format.
This contest will run until August 24th.

Book Cover Re-Design Challenge

Have you ever wished you could change the cover of your favourite book or give a classic design a revamp? Now’s your chance as the WMRL challenges you to reimagine the cover of any book your heart desires! Feel free to get creative with your art style as any art form will be accepted as long as it is submitted in a printable format (jpg or pdf). Be sure to include the book’s title and author name in your submission!
This contest will run until August 24th.

Bookish Bingo

New this year is a Teen/Adult Summer Reading Challenge in the form of a Bookish Bingo! This challenge is open to all ages, but recommended for those who are 13+. Download, print or screenshot the template available at this link or pick up a copy at your local WMRL branch. Send a picture or screenshot of each line of Bingo you complete to Elayna at, including your name, age, library card number and local WMRL branch to receive an entry into the prize draw. Complete every square for a chance at an extra five bonus entries!
This challenge runs until August 24th.