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©Atteberry_Declan on bass_72dpi2019 - IT'S SHOWTIME!

February 1 - 28, 2019

Children (grades 8 and under) are encouraged to design bookmarks at Glendale, Library, Arts & Culture locations; all supplies are provided. Winning entries in different age groups will become official Library bookmarks for the year. Winners will also receive copies of their own bookmarks, a goodie bag thanks to the Friends of the Glendale Public Library, a certificate and their school principals will be notified of their achievement.

For more information call Children's Services at 818-548-2035.


  • Participants may ONLY use crayon, marker, or colored pencil to create their bookmark. Entries must be drawn using pre-cut library bookmarks available at all Library locations. Die-cuts, stickers, and other embellishments will not be allowed. 


  1. One entry per person.
  2. Participants must be Grade 8 or younger.
  3. Participants must use pre-cut library bookmarks and draw in color.
  4. Participants shall not write their names on the front of the bookmarks.
  5. Participants are encouraged to illustrate the theme: It’s Showtime at Your Library!
  6. Entries become the property of the Glendale Library, Arts & Culture Department.
  7. Artwork must be original.Copyrighted characters are not allowed.
  8. Any entries which do not include all personal information (on the back, written by staff) will be disqualified.

Congratulations to the 2018 Reading Takes You Everywhere Bookmark Contest winners.

Bookmark2018 K-PP PastorA SM Portrait  Bookmark2018 3-M ZoeG SM Portrait  Bookmark2018 7-M SophiaL SM Portrait

Pastor A., Kindergarten

 Zoe G., 3rd Grade   

 Sophia L., 7th Grade

 Bookmark2018 2-E JeremiahS SM

Jeremiah A., 2nd Grade

 Bookmark2018 4-PP SophieN SM

Sophie N., 4th Grade

 Bookmark2018 5-C RachelP SM

Rachel P., 5th Grade

 Bookmark2018 6-PP SarkisY SM

Sarkis Y., 6th Grade


Congratulations to the 2017 Reading by Design Bookmark Contest winners.

Isaac Almendra - Kindergarten

IsaacAlmendra GrK LC

Jeffrey Cuateco - 3rd Grade

JeffreyCuateco Gr3 C

Kayla Flores - 6th Grade

Sophia Lee - 6th GradeKaylaFlores Gr6 PP


SophiaLee Gr6 M

Michael Gordon - 7th Grade


MichaelGordon Gr7 GV

Congratulations to the 2016 Bookmark Contest winners:

Ava Eng - Kindergarten

AvaEngGradeKFINAL Vision

Bailee Kim - 2nd grade                    Yunji Lee - 5th grade             Alois Ashcraft - 7th grade

BaileeKimGrade2FINAL Vision                              YuniJulieLeeGrade5FINAL Vision                         AloisAshcraftGrade7FINAL Vision

William Abraamyan - 12th grade

WilliamAbraamyanGrade12FINAL Vision

Congratulations to the 2015 Read to the Rhythm Bookmark Contest winners below:

Kindergarten - Nicholas Gary


2nd Grade -  Chelsea Castro


6th Grade - Isabella Durand


 8th Grade - Mary Sarkisyan


 10th Grade - Valeria Hidalgo