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Children's Book Week Bookmark Contest, Through Sunday, May 6

St. Petersburg, FL (May 1, 2018) – Make your mark at the library!  In honor of Children’s Book Week, elementary aged children (K to 5th grade) are invited to design a bookmark based on this year’s summer reading theme, Read to the Rhythm. Five winners from K to 2nd grade and five winners from 3rd to 5th grade will be chosen based on originality, reproducibility, and how well they express the theme. Winners will receive 25 copies of their bookmark and will be recognized at our Summer Reading Fest on Saturday, June 2 at the Main Library. Copies of the winning bookmarks will be also be distributed at all St. Petersburg Library System locations throughout the summer.

Elementary students can pick up a Children’s Book Week Bookmark Design Contest form at any St. Petersburg Library System location or go to to download the contest form.  The deadline for entry is Sunday, May 6, 2018.

Children’s Book Week is an annual national celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading. Children’s Book Week 2018 is from Monday, April 30 to Sunday, May 6.

For more information, call 727-892-5296 or visit

St. Petersburg Main Library is located at 3745 Ninth Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33713.

The St. Petersburg Library System is pleased to offer this program as a part of its Community Development Initiative, a method to enhance the provision of resources, services, and programs focused on the Education, Economy, Ecology, Equity, Efficiency and Engagement of our community.

About Your St. Petersburg Library: St. Petersburg’s Library System provides library resources to inform, connect, and empower our diverse community. It operates seven community libraries, including the Main Library, North Community Library, South Community Library, West Community Library, Johnson Community Library, Mirror Lake Community Library and a micro-library at Childs Park. For more information, visit


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