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.