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Book Spine Poetry Contest


Library Poetry & spoken word Writing & literature
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Yorkton Public Library

Yorkton, SK



Offered in English.


Each fall, the Saskatchewan Library Association hosts the Book Spine Poetry Contest overlapping with Saskatchewan Library Week.

What is book spine poetry? Book spine poetry is a free verse poem composed using the titles written on the spines of physical books, and then stacking the books on top of one another.

The 2022 Book Spine Poetry Contest will be held from September 9 to November 1, 2022! Watch for the online submission form, which will be posted once the contest opens.

Prizes are awarded in four categories:

-Children ages 5-8

-Children ages 9-11

-Teens ages 12-18

-Adult (19 and older)

The winner in each age category receives a $100 Indigo gift card! Second and third place in each category also receive prizes.

For more information on this program, email [email protected].



Yorkton Public Library

Yorkton Public Library is the Community's Living Room! We offer a wide range of programming, and excellent in house collection, and access to a number of quality digital resources - and it's all free with your library card!

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Culture Days Yorkton

Angelina Kardynal, Culture Days Yorkton Yorkton, SK

Culture Days Yorkton is a 3 week celebration of art and culture in our community. Join in the celebration September 23rd through October 16th, 2022. Find out more! Contact Angelina Kardynal at 306.621.5180.