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Oak Park Library is currently closed and will re-open on Monday, Dec. 18 at 9 a.m.
Submit your poetry or prose for our current prompt through December 31: Mind Changes
Our contests award each winner with a $200 honorarium and the opportunity to be a featured writer at an upcoming Open Mic event.
Big or small, tell us something you've changed your mind about and why it matters.
Read more about the guidelines and enter your original works »
Read previous adult Writing Contest winners »
The Fall Youth Writing and Sticker Design Contests have closed. Please check back for more information about future contests. In the meanwhile, read previous contest winners!
Annual Friends Bookmark Contest:
Entries for our 2023 Bookmark Contest are closed. We'll announce the winners soon and you'll be able to pick up winning bookmarks at each of our locations. For now, enjoy the 2022 Bookmark Contest Winners »