Creative Card Contest!

April 18, 2017 in Main News

Calling all artists!

Welland Public Library wants to put YOUR artwork on our new library cards. Submit your best original art to our Creative Cards Contest for a chance to win amazing prizes and have your work featured on the library’s new line of cards.


  • One entry per person.
  • Two age categories: under 18 and 18+
  • Must be a resident of Welland
  • Images should be a standard size (5” x 7”, 8” x 10”). If selected, the image will be scaled down to library card size (2 1/8” x 3 3/8”). Physical artwork should not exceed 8 ½” x 14”.
  • No restrictions on colour or materials. Physical and electronic artwork will be accepted.
  • The image doe not have to be library-related. Wow us with your creativity!

The deadline for submissions is Saturday, May 20, 2017.

To submit:

Drop your artwork off at any WPL branch and fill out a submission form.

Submissions may also be emailed to (cechlin null@null wellandlibrary Files must be .jpeg or .tiff format, 300 DPI, and must not exceed 10 megabytes. A completed submission form must be received along with your submission (either fill out a form at the library or attach the completed form to your email). The form is available at

Winners will be chosen by the library’s Art & Signage Committee and will be announced in late May 2017.

Questions? Contact Conor Echlin at (cechlin null@null wellandlibrary


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