Read Brave Kids Library Card Art Contest

Create artwork inspired by a Read Brave Kids book or something you see in nature. Winners get a $40 gift card to Wet Paint, Michael’s, Barnes & Noble, Half Price Books or Red Balloon. Their artwork will also appear on Saint Paul Public Library cards this spring. Open to kids ages 0 to grade 8. Contest ends February 15, 2020.

Download and complete the entry form


  • Artwork should be inspired by a Read Brave Kids book or this year’s theme, “Our Climate Crisis” (for a list of books, visit, and created by the child.
  • Winning entries become the sole property of the Saint Paul Public Library and will not be returned.
  • Winning entries may be used without further permission or compensation for the design of the artwork or for other library promotional uses.
  • Artwork may be reduced or cropped according to design specifications.
  • Selection of the winning entrants will be at the discretion of the library judging panel.
  • Winner’s name may be posted online or otherwise used in publicity materials.
  • Art (drawings, prints, photos, graphics, etc.) must be
    original creations and not infringe on copyright law.
  • An artist may submit more than one design.
  • Artwork may be created in the space provided above, or on an attached sheet of paper.
  • To be considered, uploaded artwork must have a minimum resolution of 300 dpi. Formats accepted include EPS, PDF, JPG, and TIF.
  • Entries will be accepted through February 15, 2020.

Upload your completed entry form to submit your artwork!

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