Book Character Pumpkin Decorating Contest | October 25-29, 2021

The Round Rock Public Library hosts a Pumpkin Decorating Contest that begins on Monday, October 25 and lasts through Friday, October 29, 2021.


The Round Rock Public Library is hosting a Book Character Pumpkin Decorating Contest.

Decorate a pumpkin (or gourd) as a book character or with a literary theme and drop it off at the Round Rock Public Library children’s desk for display from October 25 – October 29. Library staff will vote for the best literary pumpkins. The winners will receive a Barnes and Noble gift card!

Contest Rules:

  • One pumpkin entry per family may be entered into the contest. Pumpkin submissions must be based on a book and/or book character. 
  • The library cannot accept carved pumpkin submissions. Only painted and/or decorated whole pumpkin submissions may be entered into the contest.
  • Submissions will not be accepted before Monday, October 25, 2021, at 9 am.
  • All contest submissions must be accompanied by a Pumpkin Entry Form.
  • Contest submissions must be turned into library staff by Friday, October 29, 2021, at 5:30 pm. Late pumpkin submissions will not be accepted.
  • Winning families will receive a Barnes and Noble gift card: 1st place $30, 2nd place $20, and 3rd place $10.
  • The Tween Advisory Club will choose the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place pumpkins on Wednesday, November 3, 2021. Winners will be announced on Friday, November 5, 2021.
  • All pumpkins must be picked up by Sunday, October 31, 2020, at 5 pm. Pumpkins that are not picked up by this time will be disposed of.

For more information, please contact the Children’s Desk, (512) 218-3275.

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