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Teen Summer Reading Artwork Contest

2024 WCCLS Teen Art Contest: Read, Renew, Repeat

1st place winner Teen Art Contest 2023 birds on a fence singing
2023 first place art by Kaitlin M., 8th grader and patron of Bethany Library

Calling all Washington County teen artists (ages 12-18): Enter for a chance to have your original artwork featured across the county during the 2024 Summer Reading program!

Frist prize: $200 Amazon gift card!

When does it happen?

Monday, February 26, 2024 - Saturday, March 30, 2024.

Submissions accepted at and at your WCCLS library.

The winning design will be used for all countywide 2024 WCCLS Teen Summer Reading materials. Winning artwork will be featured on the WCCLS website and WCCLS member libraries will have the option of using the artwork to promote Summer Reading.

How to Enter the Contest

Option 1: Submit online

Click the Submission form button below (available on Feb. 26) and follow all directions. Include a written description (1 to 3 sentences) of the artwork. Click “Save and continue.”

Submit a digital file of your artwork via the link in the submission confirmation page by 5 pm on March 30, 2024.

Option 2: Submit at the library

Bring a hard copy to one of the WCCLS member libraries by 5 pm on March 30, 2024. Include your name and contact info on the back or attach it to the artwork. Please note: there is no guarantee we will be able to return original entries. Please save a copy for yourself if you want to keep your artwork or submit it online.

What we're looking for

  • Represents the Teen Summer Reading theme “Read, Renew, Repeat”
  • DO NOT include theme text "Read, Renew, Repeat” as part of your artwork
  • Designs must be the original work of the entrant.
  • Designs should be in color and should also look good in black and white
  • Should not include any copied or copyrighted materials.
  • Limit two (2) entries per contestant.


First Prize: $200 Amazon gift card

Second Prize: $100 Amazon gift card

Third Prize: $50 Amazon gift card

Read the Fine Print (Rules, Regulations and details)