Enter the Black History Month Student Poster Design Contest

January 2nd, 2020

Enter the Black History Month Student Poster Design Contest


All entries will be judged on creativity, artistic merit, and best representation of the 2020 Black History Month theme: “African Americans and the Vote."

Winning posters will be displayed at all 15 Library locations. Copies of the winning posters will be given to winners and their schools.

Entry Deadline: Saturday, February 29 at 5pm

Drop off entries at any Library location or mail to:
Black History Month Poster Contest
New Orleans Public Library
219 Loyola Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70112

1st Place – $100 Gift Card
2nd Place – $50 Gift Card
3rd Place – $25 Gift Card

Age Categories
K – 6th Grade
7th – 12th Grade

Entry Form
To enter, get an entry form from any Library location or download here.

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