Thursday, October 4, 2012


Announcing the
Nancy Kay Holmes Branch Library's
First Annual
Storybook Character
Pumpkin Painting Contest
October 22nd – 26th.

This year's theme: "Favorite Book Character"
Paint and decorate a pumpkin to look like your favorite literary character, and bring it to the library before Monday, October 22nd. Pumpkins will be on display for viewing and voting all week!
  • Pumpkins must be real, whole, and uncarved/unpierced.
  • Pumpkins must not be heavier than 5lbs or wider than 1 foot.
  • Participants are encouraged to draw or paint on their pumpkin. Decorative objects, papers, and materials may also be glued to the pumpkin.
  • Each entry must have a name or a title.
  • One entry/one pumpkin per child (multiple pumpkins per entry/per child are not permitted).
All entries will be judged on Friday, October 26th in the category of "Most Creative". The winner will receive a $15 gift certificate from our sponsor: Cal-Ideas, Dunmore (perfect for Halloween and costume shopping!)
For entry forms or more information, please visit or call Miss Katie at the library at (570) 207-0764, or email
Good Luck and Happy Painting!

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