Martin County Library System Press Releases

May 27, 2011

Martin County Teens Invited to Enter Cummings Library Photo Contest

MAY 27, 2011

Cummings Library teen photography contest begins June 1

WHO:      Program funding provided by The Friends of the Palm City Library, Inc., sponsor.  Prizes and advertising provided by the Library Foundation of Martin County, Inc.

WHAT:   Teen Photography Contest: Show Us Your World
The Cummings Library in Palm City will hold a teen photography contest as part of the Martin County Library System teen summer reading program. 

Who can enter:  Any Martin County resident between the ages of 12 and 17 may submit one photograph to be judged.  (Photos will not be returned.)

What is the theme:  The photo should capture your favorite part about being a teenager in Martin County. It must be appropriate for viewing in the library setting. 

How is it judged:  Judges include local photographer Deborah Silver from the Stuart News and others. Each judge will score each photograph based on the technical skills displayed and the content of the photograph. Along with the photograph, you must submit your name and contact information as well as the type of camera used.

When is it due:  All submissions should be submitted by August 1 to the Cummings Library in Palm City. Winners will be announced by August 15. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place photographs. 
WHEN: Entries accepted June 1 through August 1.

WHERE: Cummings Library, 2551 S.W. Matheson Avenue, Palm City

HOW:     No entry fee.  Open to Martin County residents between the ages of 12 and 17.  For more information call (772) 288-2551.

For more information about the Martin County Library System pick up a Library Connection at any Martin County library, call (772) 221-1403, or visit the library website at


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