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The Miami-Dade Public Library System presents the 2015 Annual Make‑A‑Bookmark Contest

Bookmark contest theme will be More than Books @ Your Library

(Miami, FL – October 19, 2015) The Miami-Dade Public Library System presents the 2015 Annual Make‑A‑Bookmark Contest. This year’s contest theme will be More than Books @ Your Library. Aside from a great selection of books, what does your library have to offer?

The contest will run from November 1‑21, 2015. Participants must be 6‑12 years old, residents of Miami‑Dade County and owners of a Miami‑Dade Public Library System (MDPLS) card. Bookmark entry must be an original design by the participant. Entries that violate copyrights will be disqualified and there is a limit of one entry per participant. Entries must be submitted to any library branch of the MDPLS by the close of business on Saturday, November 21, 2015.

Entries will be judged by library staff, based on originality and best interpretation of the theme. Each branch of the MDPLS will choose a winner from their branch. The Grand Prize Winner will be chosen from this group. A special recognition party will be held on Saturday, December 5 for branch winners and their families. The Grand Prize Winner will have his/her design reproduced for use by the MDPLS. The top‑three winners will receive a basket of art supplies. All entries become the property of the MDPLS.

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 (www.mdpls.org) 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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