Books & Media homework help events Real Life Fun Stuff about
Search the Catalog
My Library Account
Audiobooks & Ebooks
NASD Destiny Catalog
Teen Book Reviews
Get a Book We Don't Own
Research Databases
Trustworthy Websites
Library Research Help
NASD Reading Lists
Talk Live to a Librarian
Events Calendar
Teen Summer 2014
College & Career Help
Mind & Body
Social Life
Family & Community
Ready to Drive?
Music
Movies
Games
Crafty
Closings & Holidays
Membership Eligibility
Borrowing Policies
Library Business
Library History

WRITE AND ILLUSTRATE YOUR OWN BOOK CONTEST

The Memorial Library of Nazareth & Vicinity presents the 9th Annual Write & Illustrate Your Own Book Contest! We welcome kids in our service area to enter their original work in our contest. Each kid will receive a bound copy of their book, and we'll also place a copy in the library for others to read!


Contest Details:

People writing with a giant pencil
  1. Contest runs from February 6 through March 10, 2012.
  2. The contest is open to children in grades K through 12 who reside in the Library service area (Borough of Nazareth, Bushkill Township, LowerNazareth Township, and Upper Nazareth Township).
  3. Categories are K-2, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12th grades.
  4. Entries must be original. The ideas, words and pictures must be your own, not copied from anywhere else.
  5. Entries will be accepted in the Children’s Department of the library starting March 1st.
  6. Winners will be chosen in each of the four categories.
  7. Winners will be announced April 10, 2012, during National Library Week.


Book Formatting Rules:

  1. PLEASE SUBMIT 2 COPIES OF THE FINISHED BOOK.
  2. Please leave at least 1 ½” margin on the sides of your entry.
  3. Do not fasten your pages together (no glue or staples; paper clips are recommended).
  4. Entries should be submitted in a large, flat envelope or securely paperclipped and should not be folded.
  5. Entries should be at least 12 pages of story.
  6. Text can be handwritten or typed. In the K-2 category only, an adult may assist with the words but please do not change words or improve the text.
  7. Please use non-smear markers, crayons or any permanent medium for illustrations. No photographs are allowed.
  8. Paper should not exceed 8 ½ x 11 inches and should be durable and unlined.
  9. Cover page should be made of regular paper with at least a ½” margin all the way around. COVER PAGE MUST BE THE SAME SIZE AS THE INSIDE OF THE BOOK!
  10. A title page is required.
  11. Make sure your name and phone number is on your entries.

 


ENTER YOUR EMAIL address to receive library news & updates: For Email Newsletters you can trust

Hours

Monday 10am - 5pm
Tuesday 10am - 8pm
Wednesday 10am - 8pm
Thursday 10am - 8pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm*
Sunday Closed

* July & Aug: 10am - 2pm

Borrowed Items are Due at Closing.

Contact Us

295 East Center Street
Nazareth, PA 18064
Map It!

610-759-4932 phone
610-759-9513 fax

www.nazarethlibrary.org
info@nazarethlibrary.org