News Release

For immediate release - January 2, 2013

2013 Bookmark Design Contest

The Lake County Library System is proud to announce the 13th annual Bookmark Design Contest for K-12 students and adults. This year’s theme will be ¡Viva Libros! to support the 10th annual Lake County BookFest which will take place from March 11th through the 16th, 2013. Libraries are planning activities and events that celebrate Florida's 500th anniversary throughout the year, joining with Viva Florida 500, a state wide initiative to promote Florida’s diverse heritage and 500 years of history, the longest recorded history of any state in our country.

All students (K-12) and adults in Lake County are encouraged to enter as many times as they wish. Winning Designs and photos will be unveiled after the awards presentation on Friday, March 15 at 6:30 p.m. during the Authors' Reception at the W.T. Bland Public Library and will be visible on this website at that time. The winning bookmark designs will then be available at all 15 libraries in the Lake County Library System, and will be printable from the library system’s web site. Prizes will include gift cards for 1st - 3rd prize winners.

Deliver completed entry form with your original bookmark design to any LCLS library. Entries may also be mailed to: Thom Mazak, Lady Lake Library, 225 W. Guava St., Lady Lake, FL 32159 or electronic files (300 dpi or greater) may be submitted via e-mail to:

Complete Contest Rules & Guidelines are available on the website at The deadline for entry submissions is February 22, 2013 at 5 p.m. For additional information on this contest call Thom Mazak, Program Coordinator for the Lady Lake Public Library at 352-753-2957.


Media contact:
Thom Mazak
Program Coordinator

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