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Friends of The City Library Call for Submissions

The Friends of The City Library is seeking artists, illustrators, and designers for commissioned work. We’re looking for someone to create a design or spot illustration that will be featured on City Library merchandise. Proceeds from merchandise sales will fund a variety of Library projects including programs and exhibits, materials, outreach events, computer equipment, furnishings, and more.


Portfolios will be reviewed and judged by a panel of Friends of The City Library members, ultimately selecting three finalists. Portfolios will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Concept/originality
  • Captures the spirit of The Friends of The City Library
  • Striking and memorable designs
  • Feasibility (must be easy to reproduce)

The winning designer will be awarded $150 and a tote bag / t-shirt with their completed design.

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