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Pumpkin Decorating Contest
Rules and Signup

Monday, September 26

– Sign up begins for Pumpkin
Contest begins. You must sign up either at the library or through this Google link:  


– Eligible participants for the contest are children in grades K-12.

Monday, October 10

– Pick up your pumpkins and decorate them! You can use material around your house, such as magazines, tissue paper, noodles and crayons. 

– Some materials will be supplied by the library. 

– Bring your decorated pumpkins back to the library by Monday, October24!

Monday, October 24

– Voting Begins!! Bring your pumpkins back to the library by this date and we will display them for patrons to vote for their favorites in the library. 

– We will also take a picture and post a link to vote for them online.

                – The community can vote for a pumpkin in each category by grades K-5, 6-8 and High School.

                – One  winner will be chosen from each category and will be announced on Halloween!

Monday, October 31 – 

             – Winners will be announced!

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