Lebanon Library Contests

Write & Illustrate Your Own Book Contest

Write & Illustrate Your Own Book Contest WINNERS!

Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest WINNERS!

2015 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 27, 2015. Questions? Contact Sarah at children@lclibs.org.

2015 Write & Illustrate Your Own Book Contest Winners – Coming Soon!


1st Grade

Honorable Mentions


2nd Grade

Honorable Mentions


3rd Grade

Honorable Mentions


4th Grade

Honorable Mentions


5th Grade

Honorable Mentions



2015 Poetry Contest

Poetry contest entry form

The Lebanon Community Library is pleased to announce the Sixteenth Annual Poetry Contest. The contest will run through February 14, 2015 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 living in Lebanon County and must be registered patrons at any 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; 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 by clicking the link above.

Winners will be posted by March 19, 2015. 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 Extension 216, or lebanonlibrarypoetry@yahoo.com.

2015 Poetry Contest Winners – Coming Soon!


Winners: Kindergarten through 8th grade


Winners: 9th grade through Adult