Library Card Design Contest

Show your creativity! Saline County Library is holding an art contest for new library cards. Winners will see their card design created for the entire system!

  • Open to all Saline County Library cardholders.
  • Stop by either Benton or Bryant location for a paper template or download a template. (Using a template is optional, but preferred.) 
  • Submissions may be in any art medium (pen, paint, crayons, illustrations, photography, etc.)
  • Artwork must be original and free of copyright restrictions.
  • The following must be present on the design:
    • Saline County Library logo with “Rewrite Tradition” tagline
    • Saline County Library website address:
    • The phrase “Proud Partner with Mid-Ark Regional Library System”
    • Mid-Ark Regional Library System logo (if you need to crop out the text in the logo, that is fine as long as the above phrase is still present with “Mid-Ark Regional Library System”)
  • Both horizontal and vertical designs will be considered.
  • Only one side of the card can be designed on. (The back will have the patron agreement statements, signature strip, and barcode.)
  • Card dimensions are 3.43 in. X 2.22 in. Keytag dimensions are 2.652 in. X 1 in. *Keytag does NOT have to include all elements previously stated. Mandatories for the keytag are online the Saline County Library logo and Saline County Library website.
  • Image size resolution should be at least 300 dpi.
  • Children ages 17 and under can submit one design for our children’s card artwork. Adults ages 18 and over can submit one design for our adult’s card artwork.
  • Upon submission, entrants grant Saline County Library all rights to the artwork and consents that all artwork may be displayed and/or reproduced without limitation and without compensation.
  • Limit one entry per person. Do not include your name in the artwork.
  • Saline County Library staff and immediate family members are ineligible to participate.

Winning designs will be awarded to: 

  • 1 Youth (17 and under) for design of our children’s card
  • 1 Adult (18 and over) for design of our adult card


  • In person at either Saline County Library location.
  • Fill out the form below and attach a digital copy of your artwork. Files must be in .jpg, .png, or .pdf format.

Please email with any questions.

Library Card Design Contest Form

Fill out the from below to submit your artwork. Entries will be reviewed by a selection committee composed of Saline County Library staff members. Winner will be selected Friday, January 21st.
Max. file size: 50 MB.

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