Library Card Design Contest

LIBRARY CARD CONTEST 2 (2)Artists of all ages are invited to share their creative talents by entering into our Library Design Contest. For a chance to have your design on our new library cards please read and complete the following items! 

Entry deadline is 7:00PM, August 20, 2022 
No late submissions will be accepted.  

 Artwork will be judged by a panel of BVPL staff and volunteers. Once an image is chosen, the artist will be contacted.  


We are looking for a design that is colorful and represents our community. Suggested themes include: Bella Vista, the library, literacy, nature, biking, unity, and diversity.  

Note: Final card size - 3.375” x 2.125” 


  • The contest is open to all Bella Vista Public Library card holders. All ages can participate. 
  • Artwork must be original, not published elsewhere, and free of any copyright restrictions. 
  • Artwork can be submitted digitally or physically. If submitted digitally, files must be in a PNG or JPEG format, landscape at a resolution of at least 890 x 445. 
  • Submissions can be in any medium, crayon, pencil, paint, photography, etc. As long as the design fits the library card dimensions. 
  • Family friendly designs only.
  • Upon submission, entrants grant Bella Vista Public Library all rights to the artwork and consents that all artwork may be displayed and/or reproduced without limitation and without compensation.
  • The entire entry packet must be completed in order to be eligible to win. If you are making a digital submission, please fill out and submit the requested forms below.
  • City of Bella Vista employees and immediate family members are not eligible to participate.
  • Only one submission per person. Do not include personal information in the artwork. 
  • If any entry violates these rules and regulations, it will be disqualified. 


Pick up and submit the entire entry packet in-person at the library. The packet includes: 

  1. Library Card Design Template
  2. Submission Release Form


  1. Fill out the following Submission Release Form
  2. Fill out our Online Entry Form
    1. Fill out all required information
    2. Upload signed Submission Release Form
    3. Upload Digital Artwork