Islamorada Library is hosting an Online Art Contest for Children and Teens. The theme: “Life in the Florida Keys Now.” 

The prize? A $50 Amazon gift certificate. Here are the rules:

  • Submit a piece of art online to Ms. Charlotte at [email protected].
  • Two age groups: ages 8 to 12 and 13 to 18. Exceptions can be made on a case by case basis. Please indicate your name, age and contact information on your submission.
  • Your submission can be whatever you consider to be art: a poem, a picture, a song, a video, a meme, a short story…the only limit is your imagination.
  • The theme is “Life in the Florida Keys Now.” So obviously, you can address the pandemic and quarantine, but you don’t have to. It’s whatever that theme means TO YOU. If you have an older piece of art that you made before the pandemic and you feel it would fit into this theme, you can submit that too. We would love
  • Deadline for submission to the above email is April 30, 2020.

Winners announced by May 11, 2020. Questions? Email Ms. Charlotte at [email protected].

The library would also like to get the community together for a fun night of online trivia on Friday, April 24, 2020, at 7 p.m. Beat the clock to win more points by answering questions quickly in multiple categories (music, movies, science, food, etc.). The winner receives a gift certificate from a local business to be announced later. To play, go to www.crowd.live on Friday, April 24, 2020 at 7 p.m. Enter the code 4RBXK. Game starts promptly at 7:05 p.m. Don’t miss it! Spread the word! The more the merrier!

For more information about the library or its events, please call 305-664-4645.

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