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Library Card Design Contest

The Belleville Public Library seeks to empower and celebrate our teen’s creativity. We are accepting library card design entries from local teens to be used for a limited run series on our next batch of library cards.
If you would like to see your design on the face of our library card please electronically send your entries to us the using our Library Card Design Entry Form or, for traditional art, physical copies can be submitted by mail or in person at the library:

Belleville Public Library and Information Center
Teen Library Card Contest
221 Washington Ave.
Belleville, NJ 07109

In order to be considered please include your full name, address, email and phone number with your artwork. You must live in Belleville to participate.

Submissions will be accepted from September 18 through October 16 of 2023.

Library Card Design Entry Form
Design entries must be submitted by residents of Belleville, New Jersey.

Library Card Design Dimensions:


Design Entry Rules:

Both card sizes must be representted in your design.

All designs must conform to the porportions and must be at least the same dimensions or larger as indicated in the diagram. (3.375″ x 2.125″ and 1.125″ x 2.125″).

Designs should be original and must not violate or infringe upon copyrighted material.

Here are a couple of quick links explaining Copyright and Fair-Use.

Copyright made simple (YouTube):

US Copyright Office:


Click or drag files to this area to upload. You can upload up to 4 files.
Uploaded files must be JPEG, TIFF or PDF.