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Miami-Dade Public Library System presents the Teen Read Week T‑Shirt Design Contest

– Design your own T‑shirt and compete to win prizes! –

(Miami, FL – July 28, 2015) The Miami‑Dade Public Library System presents the Teen Read Week T‑Shirt Design Contest. Teen Read Week runs from August 17 ‑ September 5.

Contestants will create a black and white design reflecting the theme “Get Away @ Your Library.” Participants must be 12‑18 years of age and have a valid Miami‑Dade Public Library System (MDPLS) card. Artwork must be an original design and should not be based on or include any copyrighted material.  Limit one entry per teen. Artwork will be judged by library staff based on originality and interpretation of the theme “Get Away @ Your Library.” Top entries will be displayed in the Teen Zone at the Main Library on Saturday, October 24, 2015. Entries must be submitted by Saturday, September 5, 2015 to any MDPLS branch library. Visit for rules and more information.

Prizes include the following:

Grand Prize Winner
$150 Michaels Gift Card

1st Runner Up
$100 Michaels Gift Card

2nd Runner Up
$50 Michaels 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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