Design your very own bookmark

Be creative! Be colourful!

Show us why you and your family love to read.

Enter this fabulous contest to win great prizes.


Who can enter?

The contest is open to children from 3 to 14 years old. There are eight prizes to be handed out in total! Two prizes will be given out in each of the following age categories:

  • 3 to 4 years

  • 5 to 6 years

  • 7 to 9 years

  • 10 to 14 years


How do I get an entry form?

Simply pick up your entry form at:

  • Hamilton Public Library

  • Brantford Public Library

  • July 7 edition of the Hamilton Spectator

  • or download it from our website at Telling

Then get out your crayons and markers to create a bookmark that illustrates why you and your family love to read.


Where do I take my finished bookmark?

When you’re happy with your masterpiece, drop it off at one of these locations:

All entries will become the property of Telling Tales.


What’s the deadline?

All entries must be submitted by Saturday, August 1, 2015 so don’t delay! Have fun and create your very own bookmark!


How do I know if I won?

Winners will be notified by telephone and will be awarded their prize at a very special ceremony at the Telling Tales Festival on Sunday, September 20, 2015 at Westfield Heritage Village in Rockton, Ontario.

Top entries will be showcased in advance at the Hamilton Public Library and on the day of the festival.

Good luck!


Looking for inspiration?

Here are the 2014 bookmark contest winners:

2014 Bookmark winners2014 Bookmark winners