Library Card Design Contest

Library Card Design Contest

Submit your design and it could be TPL’s next library card! webhand

All ages are invited to submit a design for a limited run of TPL library cards. Three designs will chosen: one youth, one teen, and one adult.

Contest Rules & Parameters: 

  • All submissions due by midnight on Sunday, September 23, 2018. One submission per person.
  • Teens & Adults: See below to download a template and submit your design. Teens and adults must submit online only. 
  • Youth: Visit the Youth Department and pick up a design contest color sheet or download below. Return it to the Youth Department by the above deadline. Please note: Youth designs must have a parent or guardian’s signature or it will be disqualified. 
  • Submissions with inappropriate language and/or subject material will be disqualified. 
  • No copyrighted images. Use of such images will be disqualified.
  • Final designs will be chosen by a library committee. Three final designs will be printed in a limited run and available for the public later this year. Winners will be notified and announced Sunday, September 30 at the Library Open House.

Youth: Ages 0–12

Download a Design Contest coloring sheet! Ages 0–12 are welcome to submit one design. Take it to the Youth Services Department by Sunday, September 23. You may also pick up and color design contest coloring sheet at the Library. Winner will be notified by Friday, September 28. Parent or guardian signature is required for design to be considered. 

Teen (13–18) & Adult (18+)

With the dimensions provided below, submit your design using the form below by midnight Sunday, September 23. Acceptable formats include .jpeg, .png, .ai, psd, and .pdf. Designs must be high resolution. No inappropriate language and/or subject material, or copyrighted images. 

First and Last Name:



Age (Adult ages will not be printed on final card): 

Are you submitting as a Teen or Adult? 

Upload your Design: 
Acceptable formats include .jpeg, .png, .ai, psd, and .pdf. Maximum 5MB total. If your file is too large, send it as a .pdf and the final design may be sent as a high resolution file once the winner is chosen.  

I understand and agree that my submission may be used for reproduction as a Troy Public Library Card or in other official Library publications, print or electronic, and displayed without further consideration or compensation. I also understand that my name will be printed on the card. 

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