Bookmark Contest Winners Announced
The Springfield Public Library is excited to announce the winners of its 39th annual Bookmark Contest! The contest is held each fall/winter in collaboration with Springfield Public Schools, the Springfield Arts Commission, and the City of Springfield. This year’s theme matches the 2020 Summer Reading Theme: Imagine Your Story, and is focused on fairy tales, ancient mythology, and folklore. The library received 1,800 entries and chose 18 winners.
All entries will be displayed in the Springfield Arts Commission City Hall Gallery in January and February. Winners will be recognized at the City Council meeting at 7 p.m., Monday, February 3 in Council Chambers at 225 Fifth Street. The winning designs are professionally printed and distributed in the library all year long.
Leah Siefke, 9th Grade, Thurston High School
Chloe Pearl Innis-Hintz, 7th grade, Agnes Stewart Middle School
Olivia Rose Bishop, 6th Grade, Hamlin Middle School
Neveah Fonseca, 6th Grade, Hamlin Middle School
Janett Lopez, 5th Grade, Maple Elementary
Maddie Johnson, 5th Grade, Two Rivers-Dos Ríos
Yenifer Miranda Marroquin, 4th Grade, Two Rivers-Dos Ríos
Fryda Martina Morales-Garcia, 4th Grade, Riverbend
Juliet Leslye Devenport, 4th Grade, Marcola Elementary
Olivia Dahl, 3rd Grade, Guy Lee
Bella Liesse, 3rd Grade, Maple
Adilyn Quinlan, 3rd Grade, Two Rivers-Dos Ríos
Kora Lee Flanders, 2nd Grade, Maple
Emma Sahalie Buhr, 2nd Grade, Two Rivers-Dos Ríos
Ella Jordan, 1st Grade, Yolanda
Esteban Arellano, 1st Grade, Maple
Theodore Caughlin, Kindergarten, Two Rivers-Dos Ríos
Keagan Hughes, Kindergarten, Walterville
About Springfield’s City Hall & Young Artists Galleries
Located on two walls just outside the entrance to the Springfield Library, City Hall Gallery and the Young Artists Gallery are seen by approximately 3,700 visitors each month. Since 1989, City Hall Gallery has featured monthly shows by regional artists chosen by the Springfield Arts Commission. The Commission issues a call to artists each year.
A new addition to City Hall, the Young Artists Gallery is the only year-round space in Springfield dedicated to showcasing the work of children and young adult artists. The Commission partners with youth-related organizations throughout Lane County to represent the diverse creativity of young people in our community.
What: City Council Recognizes Bookmark Contest Winners
When: 7 p.m., Monday, February 3
Where: City Council Chambers, 225 5th Street, Springfield OR 97477
Additional Information: Taylor Worley, 541.726.2243, firstname.lastname@example.org
Chinese New Year! Learn to Use Chopsticks
Are chopsticks a mystery to you or are you a master? Either way, teens – join us at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, January 28 in the Library Meeting Room at Springfield Public Library, 225 5th St, Springfield. Free!
Yes, there will be food upon which to practice your chopsticks skills. Ramen will be made. But there will also be chopsticks games. Using chopsticks is a skill that needs practice, even for kids in countries where they’re commonly used! So pit your skills against others in chopstick competitions!
The Library offers a weekly gathering for teens every Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. Join us to hang out, enjoy a snack, learn new skills and have fun. This event is free and intended for teens ages 12 and up. Teen programs are made possible by our generous Friends of the Springfield Library.
What: Learn to Use Chopsticks
When: 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, January 28
Where: Library Meeting Room, Springfield Public Library, 225 5th Street, Springfield OR 97477
Additional Information: Cara Kinsey, 541.726.4653, email@example.com