Friends of the Laguna Beach Library

21st Annual John Gardiner Poetry Contest

Entries will be accepted April 1- 30, 2019

This year’s theme: “Freeestyle”. All ages. Winners in all categories. Prizes $25 - $100 Gift Certificates

Submit up to 3 original poems (each poem must have a completed copy of this form attached). You must include: your name, address, phone or email, grade level (or “Adult”). Return to Laguna Beach Library or email to

The poetry contest is supported by the Friends of the Laguna Beach Library.

Friend's Butterfly Garden 
Come and enjoy the splender of our award wining butterfly garden designed and maintained by Jessica DeStefano, visit our Butterfly Garden page.


Monday                                  10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Tuesday                                 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Wenesday                              10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Thursday                                10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Friday &  Saturday                  9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Closed Sundays     

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Friends of the Laguna Beach Library
Book Shop
363 Glenneyre Street

Laguna Beach, CA 92651

Bookshop Hours:

Monday                          11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday-Satursday       11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday                                           CLOSED