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8 November 2021

Magical Creatures Contest

December 6 through 19

Magical Creatures Contest (Teen)

December 6-19, 2021


Make a magical creature to enter into our new teen art contest! Can your fantastic beast win one of the prizes? Get your inspiration from the Harry Potter universe--or make up your own creature!



This contest is for teens in Grade 7-12, as well as 2021 high school graduates (age 17-19).



You can use 2D or 3D art supplies to create your creature. This includes:


  • Drawing (pencil, pen, color pencil, pastels, etc.)
  • Painting (watercolor, acrylic, oil, etc.)
  • Computer graphic illustration
  • Sculpture (clay, paper, plastic, etc.)
  • Other 3D materials (textiles, cardboard, pipe cleaners, pom-poms, etc.)


You may submit a maximum of two entries. You may submit individual or group entries (all members of the group must be teens).


  • First place: $50
  • Two runner-ups: $25 per


How To Enter

Register as a contestant here at: <a href="https://bit.ly/magicalcreature" target="new">bit.ly/magicalcreature</a>


December 6-19: Bring your contest entries to the library's front desk. Come prepared to fill out an entry card with the following info:


Art Title:

Artist Name(s): (Your first name and initial of your last name.)

Artist Age(s):

Materials: (What did you use to make your entry?)

Short description: (1-4 sentences. What was your inspiration? Is this a Harry Potter or original magical creature? Does it have special powers? Any other info you'd like to include?)  



December 21-31: Voting begins! The community will cast votes to determine the contest winners.


Questions? Ask Librarian Crystal at thebellya@gmail.com!