Lebanon Library Contests

Write & Illustrate Your Own Book Contest

Write & Illustrate Your Own Book Contest WINNERS!

Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest WINNERS!

2016 Write & Illustrate Your Own Book Contest

Create your own book and you could become a published author with your book on the library shelves! The contest is open to students in grades 1 through 5 who live or attend school in Lebanon County. Click here for contest rules! The deadline for entries is March 29, 2016. Questions? Contact Sarah at children@lclibs.org.

2016 Write & Illustrate Your Own Book Contest Winners



2016 Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest entry form

The Lebanon Community Library is pleased to announce the Seventeenth Annual Poetry Contest. The contest will run from January 15th  through February 16th, 2016 and is open to all ages. There will be twenty winners (ten from each age group – up to eighth grade and ninth grade to adult).

The rules are as follows: all contestants must be members of one of the Lebanon County Libraries. Contestants are limited to 2 entries and each poem must be no longer than one 8.5” x 11” page; each entry should be typed or printed clearly; please do not add illustrations; place your name on the page with the poem; each entry should have an entry form stapled to it (contact phone number/e-mail is very important); entries may be mailed or brought in person to The Lebanon Community Library, 125 North 7th Street, Lebanon, PA 17046,  or you can email your entries as Word attachments to lebanonlibrarypoetry@yahoo.com .  If this method is selected please include all the entry form information in the body of the email. Poems that have been submitted to other contests or those that have already been published will not be accepted as entries. Entry forms are available at the library or at http://www.lclibs.org/lebanon/contests .

Winners will be posted by March 18, 2016 and a poetry reading from the winners will be held at the library on April 12th, 2016 at 6pm.  At that time, contestants and the general public will have the chance to order a bound volume of the winning entries for purchase. For additional information please contact Toni Ventris at 717-273-7624, or lebanonlibrarypoetry@yahoo.com .


2016 Poetry Contest Winners


Winners: Kindergarten through 8th grade


Winners: 9th grade through Adult