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Library Card Design Contest

Library Card Design Contest @ All Libraries

Design the new Buffalo & Erie County Public Library card!

Library lovers and artists of all ages can create a design for a new library card for the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library system.

You can be a winner!

Several finalists will be selected and up to two winners will be picked by Library staff and online public vote.

Entries must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, November 1, 2019.

Download a PDF application here: /sites/default/files/staffs/testaj/LibCardDesign%20Contest%20-%203%20pages.pdf

Winning design(s) will be printed on the new Buffalo & Erie County library cards for Erie County residents!

The winning designer(s) will also receive a $50 gift card from Amazon and a special library card and poster with their design.

Attach your design(s) with the form below.

If you are 17 years old or younger, a parent or guardian must sign the entry form. See contest rules for details.

Design the new Buffalo & Erie County Public Library card!

Library lovers and artists of all ages can enter a design for a new library card for the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library system. You can be a winner! Several finalists will be selected and up to two winners will be picked by Library staff and an online public vote.

Entries must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, November 1, 2019.

Winning design(s) will be printed by the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library on the new library cards for Erie County residents! The winning designer(s) will also receive a $50 gift card from Amazon and a special library card and poster with their design.

Attach your design(s) with the form below. If you are 17 years old or younger, a parent or guardian must sign the entry form.

General Contest Rules:

• Design contest open to residents of Erie County, NY who are over the age of five (5). Maximum of two (2) entries per person.

• Entries must be single-sided, original artwork no larger than 8.5” (width) x 5.25” (height) using any print media. Any photos used must be taken by the designer. Design should include the words: “Buffalo & Erie County Public Library” or the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library logo (see attached). Final image will be reduced to fit on 2.125” x 3.375” card.

• Entries should be submitted as a High Res PDF and JPG file, along with the entry form, via email to: Communications@BuffaloLib.org or mailed/delivered to Central Library, Att: Communications, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203 by 4 p.m., Friday, November 1.

• Unacceptable entries include tracings, copied designs or licensed characters. Entries will be judged on originality and neatness conveying a positive library message and the winning design(s) will be selected by Library staff and online public vote.

• The winning design(s) become the property of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library. By signing this form, you agree that your work may be reproduced by the Library and used on one side of the library card, on the Library’s website and on any electronic, print or other publication used or contributed to by the Library, now or in the future, without further consideration. The Library may crop or edit artwork at its discretion. This agreement shall not obligate the Library to use the entries. The Library reserves the right to reject artwork deemed inappropriate.

Name: _________________________________________________ Age (if 17 or under): _______

 

Address: ___________________________________________________________

 

City/State/Zip: ______________________________________________________

 

Day Phone: (______) _____________ Evening Phone: (______) ______________

 

Email: _______________________________

 

Design submitted to be used for:

______ Adult library card ______ Children’s library card

 

I agree to the above contest rules.

Signature: ____________________________________________ Date: _____________

 

If designer is under 17, parent/guardian signature required:

Parent/Guardian name (print): _______________________________________________

Parent/Guardian signature: ____________________________________________

 

Entry deadline is 4:00 p.m. Friday, November 1, 2019.

 

Entries must be submitted to:

Communications@buffalolib.org

or delivered/mailed to:

Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, New York 14203, ATT: Communications.

Questions? Call Joy Testa Cinquino (716) 858-7182.

Finalists will be notified by November 5, 2019. Public online voting will be November 8-16, 2019.

Winner(s) will be notified on or around November 21, 2019.

 

Library Card design must include one of the two:

The words: Buffalo & Erie County Public Library

or, the: Library System’s branded logo either in color or in black and white

The logo can be downloaded here: https://www.buffalolib.org/content/downloadable-images.

https://www.buffalolib.org/sites/default/files/images/News%20Release/Logo.black.w.web.jpg

Download a PDF application here: /sites/default/files/staffs/testaj/LibCardDesign%20Contest%20-%203%20pages.pdf

Date:
Friday, October 18, 2019 Show more dates
Time:
All Day Event
Campus:
All Libraries
Audience:
  Adult     All Ages     Senior     Teen     Young Adult  
Categories:
  Other  

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