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Poetry Contest Print


Sponsored by the Arnold Branch

Submissions: January 2 - February 28, 2015


  • Poems can be on any topic, but should be acceptable for public display.

  • Poems should be at least 3 lines long, but no longer than one typed page.

  • Poems must be original, unpublished works of art.

  • Poems must be typed on white paper without your name on it.

  • A completed entry form must be turned in with each submission:
    [ Single Entry ] [ Multiple Entries ]

  • Winners will be decided by a group of judges to be selected by the librarians of the JCL-Arnold Branch.

  • Three winners will be selected from each category:
    5-11 years
    12-18 years
    19 years & older
    Winners will be notified by phone.

  • Entries must be turned into the Arnold Branch of the Jefferson County Library by 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 28, 2015.

  • Poems will be displayed at the Arnold Branch through March 31, 2015.

  • All participants of the 17th Annual Poetry Contest are invited to share their poems at the Awards Ceremony and Poetry Reading on Tuesday, March 24, 2014 @ 7:00 p.m. at the Arnold Branch.

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