Cooper Lincoln's  illustration entry. Cooper is a 3rd grader who lives in Otter Lake NY

Cooper Lincoln’s illustration entry. Cooper is a 3rd grader who lives in Otter Lake NY

There’s still time to enter Old Forge Library’s annual Poetry & Illustration Contest and exhibit. Entries will be accepted at the library through Thursday, February 28. If you are mailing your entry, it must be postmarked by February 28 and sent to PO Box 128, Old Forge NY 13420; or it can be dropped off at the library, 220 Crosby Blvd.

This year’s theme is My Favorite. Please call the library at 315-369-6008 for specific details or for exhibit entry guidelines. Guidelines are also available at www.oldforgelibrary.org.

The opening reception, which is open to the public, will be held on March 19 at 6 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Winning entrants and those awarded an honorable mention will be announced. Category winners will receive $25 and a certificate and honorable mentions in each category will receive a certificate. All winners will have the opportunity to read or explain their works to the public. All entries will remain on display in the library wing from March 19 through May 31 during library hours.

This program, an annual favorite, is generously funded by a grant from CNY Arts and the Friends of the Old Forge Library.