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Black History Month Poster Contest Deadline Extended

We have extended the deadline for our Black History Month Poster Design Contest

All entries will be judged on creativity, artistic merit, and best representation of the 2018 Black History Month theme: African Americans in Times of War.

Winning posters will be will be displayed at all 14 Library locations throughout Black History Month. Copies of the winning posters will be given to winners and their schools.

New Entry Deadline: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 12pm

Must be 18 years old or younger, live in Orleans Parish, and be currently enrolled in a public or private school or actively home-schooled to participate. For more information, including contest rules and prizes, or to download the entry form, click here.

Age Categories:

  • Pre-K–6th Grade
  • 7th–12th Grade


  • 1st Place Prize – $100 Gift Card
  • 2nd Place Prize – $50 Gift Card
  • 3rd Place Prize – $25 Gift Card
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