Mini Pumpkin Decorating Contest

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Program Description


Put your pumpkin character on display in the Library!

Children ages 4-11 are invited to decorate a mini pumpkin in the likeness of a literary or media character. Prizes will be awarded for most creative, best representation, staff favorite, and best overall. Pumpkin Drop-off is October 16-28. Public voting and staff judging will occur October 30-31.

All pumpkins will be displayed in the Lodewick Children’s Library between October 16–November 1, and must be picked up no later than Friday, November 3rd. Please ask a Children’s staff member for rules and entry form.

Pumpkin Drop-off: October 16-28

On Display: October 16 - November 1

Vote for Your Favorites: October 30-31



The Library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the Library.

Photographs & Video

Photographs and video may be taken by Library staff during this event and used for Library publicity purposes, including in print and on social media.  Please let a staff member know if you do not wish to be photographed.

Photographing, filming, or recording patrons or staff by anyone other than Library staff is prohibited without the express advance permission of the Library Director.

Thank you.