MPPL 75th


Library Card Design Contest


  • Designs must be completed using a 7” x 4.25” template
  • Artwork can be traditional (colored pencil, pen, paint, etc.) or computer-generated graphics
  • Digital submissions must have a resolution of 300 dpi or higher
  • Digital image size is 1050 pixels x 639 pixels (or 3.5” x 2.13”)
  • Artwork must be original, previously unpublished and free of copyright restrictions.
  • Artwork should adhere to the theme “Celebrating 75 years of MPPL”
  • Do not include your name within the borders of the image
  • Upon submission, Mount Prospect Public Library has all rights to the artwork and its display
  • Library may showcase/reproduce all submitted artwork without limitation or compensation
  • Entries must be accompanied by a signed entry form including: name, address, email address, phone number, and artist’s age category
  • Horizontal and vertical designs are welcome
  • Limit one (1) entry per person


  • Design entry submission period: February 23 – April 2, 2018
  • Three finalists from each age category announced: April 10, 2018
  • Public voting on the finalist designs: April 10 – April 17, 2018
  • Age category winners announced: April 23, 2018
  • Newly-designed cards available: Summer 2018


  • Upload digital artwork using form below
  • Drop off or mail to: Mount Prospect Public Library, 10 S Emerson Mount Prospect, IL 60056 Attention: 75th Celebration Committee/J. Amling

Downloadable PDF Form