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Miami-Dade Public Library System presents the 2016 Black History Month 8th Annual Photography Contest

Enter the 8th Annual Photography Contest

(Miami, FL – December 18, 2015) Get on up behind the lens and enter the 8th Annual Photography Contest by submitting a photograph that captures some aspect of African American Culture in Miami‑Dade County. The contest will run from January 18 to February 6 to celebrate Black History Month. Visit our website at for more information.

There is one prize category for 12 to 18‑year‑olds and one for the 19 to 25‑year‑olds. A first place prize winner will receive a $100 gift card. A second place prize winner will receive a $75 gift card and a third place prize winner will receive a $50 gift card.

About the Miami-Dade Public Library System

The Miami‑Dade Public Library System (MDPLS), a recipient of the National Medal for Museum and Library Service, serves as a community center and learning place where the Miami‑Dade community meets to exchange ideas, learn, share, and create. The Library strives to ensure that all residents, regardless of socioeconomics, will be enriched through access to materials, technology, art and culture and programs so that they may develop the skills they need to create and produce innovations for the 21st century. Through its 50 locations, bookmobiles, special services, website ( and MDPLS iLibrary app, the library proudly serves more than 7 million annual visitors. In the more than 40 years of serving the community, the MDPLS continues to experience tremendous change and growth, evolving with the technological needs and requirements of its diverse community.


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