Friends of the Laguna Beach Library
17th Annual Poetry Contest

In honor of National Poetry Month, Laguna Beach Library will be accepting submissions for our 17th Annual Community Poetry Contest throughout the month of April.  This year’s topic is, “Winds of Change.” Throughout the month of April, entrants may submit up to three original poems. All poems must be submitted by April 30. (Name and contact information are required.  Poems cannot be returned.)


The poetry Contest is open to the general public and entries will be judged according to grade/age level: Adult, High School (Grades 9 through 12), 6th and 7th and 8thGrades, 4th and 5th Grades, 2nd and 3rd Grades, 1st Grade and Pre-K and Kindergarten. Winning Poems will be published in our 17th Annual Poetry Booklet. All winners will be invited to our poetry awards recognition event and public reading to be held at the Library on Saturday, June 6th.

Pick up your entry forms at the Laguna Beach Library, 363 Glenneyre Street, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, phone 949-497-1733 OR Send in your entry via an email attachment (MS Word or PDF is best) to:  *Important:  Be sure to include your Name, Address, Phone, Grade Level, or if yours is an Adult entry. Remember: All Entries Must Be Submitted By April 30, 2015.

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