Design a Bookmark Contest

MPL Bookmark Contest

In celebration of Canadian Public Library Month and Ontario Public Library Week, MPL is hosting a Bookmark Contest. Do you have what it takes to become the MPL bookmark designer? Submit your creation for a chance to win. We will print your designs and make them available for the community at the branches and on our website. Contest is open to children and teens from JK to G12. Submission will be accepted from October 12 to 31, 2021.

How to Enter:

  1. Download and print your entry form.    

    bookmark contest
    Download entry form

  2. Complete your design on the entry form within the guidelines.
  3. Upload your entry form with the design on our website (in PDF or JPG format) or submit the physical form at one of our branches. 
  4. All designs need to be library or reading related.
  5. A parent or guardian must sign the entry form.


One winner will be selected from each of the following categories.

  • Grades JK-2
  • Grades 3-5
  • Grades 6-8
  • Grades 9-12

Contest Rules:

  1. Bookmark design must be original.
  2. One entry per person.
  3. Submissions will be judged by MPL staff based on originality, creativity and theme. All decisions are final.
  4. Any entries with inappropriate content will not be considered.
  5. Use the bookmark space provided on the entry form. Please leave the entry form intact.
  6. A parent or guardian must sign the entry form.
  7. Designs must be submitted by October 31, 2021.
  8. Contest open to Markham residents only.

Bookmark Contest Submission

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  • Name
  • PDF or JPG format
    Accepted file types: jpg, pdf.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
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