The Great Pumpkin Contest

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Age Group:

Everyone

Program Description

Event Details

Young and old alike are invited to submit a design for the Normal Public Library’s Great Pumpkin Contest! Participants are encouraged to decorate a pumpkin based on a book or literary element of their choice. Anyone can pick up a foam pumpkin from the library starting October 1 at any service desk to design and return for voting by October 16!

Submission: Return your finished pumpkin to the second floor service desk between October 1-16. Voting will take place October 17-31. One entry per person, more than one person per household may enter. All ages are encouraged to participate. Pick up a foam pumpkin at the library beginning October 1 to get started! One per person while supplies last. 

Pumpkin Guidelines: Your pumpkin should be based on a book title, character, or literary element. You must use the provided pumpkin, but you may use other non-perishable materials to decorate. 

Voting: Voting will take place October 17 until October 31 at the second floor service desk. The pumpkins with the most votes will take home a prize! 

Pickup: If you’d like to keep your pumpkin, please pick it up from the second floor service desk from November 1-8.