North Branch Area Library Youth Poetry Contest

The North Branch Area Library invites youth poets from around the region to participate in their 9th annual Poetry Contest!

The theme for 2020 is: Family

Entries will be broken down into four age groups:

K-2nd Grade

3-5th Grade

6-8th Grade

9-12th Grade



Entries will begin being accepted Tuesday, March 17th.

NEW DUE DATE: All entries are due Friday, May 1.

Judging will take place in early May.

There will be no reading event this year.

Please submit your entry using our online form.



There will be one $25.00 Grand Prize for each of the four age groups.  For each age group, we will be drawing winners for additional prizes in the form of cash and books.

After the judging has taken place, we will contact winners to coordinate how to get everyone their prizes.