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Rowan Public Library announces bookmark design winners, reception

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The bookmark winner for 10- to 11-year-olds is Ansley Seo

The bookmark winner for 10- to 11-year-olds is Ansley Seo

SALISBURY – Rowan Public Library has announced the winners of its annual Bookmark Design Contest. Submissions were to be original designs and reflect the theme of books, reading, libraries and/or literacy.

Sponsored by Friends of Rowan Public Library, the contest awarded first, second and third-place prizes to three age-based categories:

In the 4- to 6-year-old category, Carolyn Grace Stein (Scared Heart Catholic School) earned first place; Will Rogers (Overton Elementary School) placed second; and Riley Reid (First United Methodist Church-Early Learning Center) placed third.

In the 7- to 9-year-old category, Ariel Mineran (homeschool) earned first place; Megan Nguyen (Scared Heart Catholic School) placed second; and Sawyer Sherrill (Enochville Elementary) placed third.

In the 10- to 11-year-old category, Ansley Seo earned first place; Bayley Kruger (Ethan H. Shive Elementary) placed second; and Lana Carter (homeschool) placed third.

The first-place designs will be professionally printed and distributed by RPL. All winners will receive a cash prize, and their designs will be displayed at RPL headquarters, located at 201 W. Fisher St. in Salisbury.

Ariel Mineran won first for 7- to 9-year-olds in the Rowan Public Library bookmarks contest.

Ariel Mineran won first for 7- to 9-year-olds in the Rowan Public Library bookmarks contest.

Friends of Rowan Public Library will host a Winners’ Reception on Monday, Dec. 5, at 6:30 p.m. at RPL Headquarters. Winners are invited to bring their families and friends. For more information, call 704-216-8234.

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