Library Card Design Contest

A child holds a library card

We've encouraged kids, teens and adults to design a new library card for three age levels: kids, teens and adults. Submissions were open from Thursday, August 31 until 5 p.m. on Friday, October 27. One card from each age level will be selected, printed and available for customers to have! Full contest guidelines are listed below.


  • Kids (5-12), Teens (13-17), Adults (18+) who are active library customers may enter the contest.
  • One entry per person.
  • One winner from each category listed above will be chosen.
  • Artwork must be in color, original and not published elsewhere. It should be free of copyright restrictions.
  • Artwork can include computer generated or digital photographs, or paper submissions using colored pencil, pen, paint, markers, etc.
  • Submitted artwork becomes property of Wichita Public Library.
  • A group from the Library Board will review entries and select finalists. The group will select two finalists in each category, and the public will select the top winner in each category through an online social media vote.
  • Library staff may modify winning artwork to meet production requirements.
  • Artist's name will appear on the back of the printed cards. Do not include your name in your artwork.
  • Winners' names may appear in news media, social media, library website and other applicable communications.
  • Submitted artwork should be landscape orientation, 17"x11"
  • Artwork will be trimmed approximately ⅛" on each side for printing. Actual card size is 2⅛" x 3⅜".
  • All entries must be accompanied by a signed entry form

Judging & Prizes

  • Entries are due by 5 p.m. Friday, October 27, 2023.
  • Prizes will be awarded to:
    • (1) Kid (ages 5-12)
    • (1) Teen (ages 13-17)
    • (1) Adult (18+)
  • Each winner will receive a gift card.

Submit Your Design

Submissions are now closed. Winners will be announced at a later date.

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