Press Release posted 2/5/15 – Students in grades K – 8 are invited to enter the Library Art and Essay contest, starting February 2, 2015. This year’s theme is: Read, Discover, Connect @ Sierra Madre Public Library and entries should reflect the theme as closely as possible. Entry forms are available at the Public Library, on the library website, and at schools in Sierra Madre.
Children in grades K – 2 will create a drawing showing how they Read, Discover, Connect @ the Sierra Madre Public Library. Students in grades 3-8 will write a one-page essay of (250 words or less) on why or how they Read, Discover, Connect. @ Sierra Madre Public Library.
Entries are due by February 28 at the Library and the winning entries will be presented on March 26. Winning work will be displayed in the Library and winners will receive a certificate and cash prize at a ceremony in their honor.
Local organizations supporting the Sierra Madre Public Library Art & Essay Contest with funding for the cash prizes are: Sierra Madre Rotary Club, the Spero Foundation, Sierra Madre Kiwanis, Friends of the Library, the Sierra Madre Community Foundation, and the Sierra Madre Civic Club.
Read, Discover, Connect @ Sierra Madre Public Library, 440 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, CA 91024, (626) 355-7186, www.cityofsierramadre.com/departments/library