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Family Book Character Pumpkin Contest

October 26 October 31

The Round Rock Public Library is hosting a family Book Character Pumpkin Decorating Contest that begins on Wednesday, October 26, 2022. Families are invited to decorate a pumpkin (or gourd) as a book character or with a literary theme and drop it off at the Round Rock Public Library children’s desk from October 26 – October 30.

The Tween Council will choose the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place pumpkins. Winners will be announced on Monday, November 7, 2022, and will receive a Barnes and Noble gift card!

Contest Rules:

  • One pumpkin entry per family may be entered into the contest. Pumpkin submissions must be based on a book and/or book character. 
  • The library cannot accept carved pumpkin submissions. Only painted and/or decorated whole pumpkin submissions may be entered into the contest.
  • Submissions will not be accepted before Monday, October 26, 2022, at 9 am.
  • All contest submissions must be accompanied by a Pumpkin Entry Form.
  • Contest submissions must be turned into library staff by Sunday, October 30, 2022, at 5:30 pm. Late pumpkin submissions will not be accepted.
  • Winning families will receive a Barnes and Noble gift card: 1st place $30, 2nd place $20, and 3rd place $10.
  • The Tween Council will choose the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place pumpkins on Thursday, November 3, 2022. Winners will be announced on Monday, November 7, 2022.
  • All pumpkins must be picked up by Monday, October 31, 2022, at 8:30 pm. Pumpkins that are not picked up by this time will be disposed of.

For more information, please contact the Children’s Desk, (512) 218-3275.

216 E. Main St.
Round Rock, TX 78664 United States
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