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  • Cowboy Poetry Contest at the Library

    NEWS RELEASE
    June 30, 2021
    Cowboy Poetry Contest at the Library
     
    Kids and teens in grades K-12 are invited to enter the City of Santa Maria Public Library’s 5th annual Cowboy Poetry Contest. The contest is sponsored by the Santa Maria Public Library Foundation.
     
    To enter, submit an original poem about cowboys or cowgirls and their work, life on the range, the land, or the west.  Each poet may submit more than one entry. Each entry must be attached to a separate entry form. 
     
    Pick up an entry form beginning July 1st at Youth Services or print it online at www.cityofsantamaria.org/library. Poems must be turned in no later than Monday, August 23rd.  Prizes will be presented on Saturday, August 28th at 2:00 p.m. at the Cowboy Poetry event which will be held at the main Library.
     
    The Santa Maria Public Library’s main Library, branch Libraries and Bookmobile are open in accordance with the local health emergency declared by the County.  Passport services are available by appointment at the main Library. The Library also offers 24/7 digital resources including downloadable eBooks, movies, magazines, and audiobooks. Online databases and programs, email reference service, veterans’ resources, updates about the Library’s operations, hours, and more are available online at www.cityofsantamaria.org/Library. Patrons may also apply for a free Library card online.
     
    Follow the Library on social media for updates on programming, resources, and services.  Facebook: Santa Maria Public Library and Instagram: @santamaria_publiclibrary.
     
    Questions may be directed to the Library’s Youth Services division, (805) 925-0994 extension 8564.