Sligo Library Summer Stars Online are also running a number of competitions, throughout the Summer. We have FOUR competitions, open to all Sligo Libraries Juvenile members. There are a lot of great prizes to be won and a lot of chances to win. Go on, have a go, unleash your creative spirit and you might win a prize!

Competition Prizes

  • The overall winner of each competition will receive an Android Tablet.
  • There will be one winner of each age category, they will each receive a €40 voucher for Liber.
  • There will also be a number of chances to win a Fabio’s Ice Cream voucher for each competition.

For each competition, there are three age categories:

  • Age 0-5
  • Age 6-8
  • Age 9-12

Terms and Conditions

  • Sligo Library Summer Stars Online competitions are open to children living in Ireland.
  • ‘My favourite Person is…’short story competition must be no longer than 500 words.
  • Write a short Poem must be no longer than five verses.
  • Poems and short stories can be typed directly using the form on this page. Or, a digital copy can be uploaded using the submit button digital copy (e.g. Word, PDF or clear photo).
  • For the photography and art competitions, a digital copy can be uploaded using the submit button digital copy (e.g. Word, PDF or clear photo).
  • Hard copies will not be eligible for any competition. Please, do not hand anything into a Sligo Library branch as they will not be accepted.
  • Entrants can submit as many entries as they wish.
  • The deadline for each competition is 5pm on its closing date.
  • The decision of the judges is final.
  • The winning and finalist entries from each category will be uploaded to www.sligolbrary.ie and Sligo County Libraries social media platforms

Competition categories and closing dates:

  1. Photo of a book competition: Take a photo of yourself with your book. Anywhere you want! (Closing date 31st July)
  2. Write a short poem competition: You can write about anything, just keep it short. Up to five verses long. (Closing date 7th August)
  3. ‘Who is your favourite character or what is your favourite place in a book’, Art Competition: Draw favourite character or a favourite place in a book. (Closing date 14th August)
  4. Write your favourite person. You dad, your granddad, your favourite footballer, your favourite singer. Your entry must be no longer than 500 words. (Closing date 14th August)

Summer Stars

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    You can type your story or poem directly into the text box Or, use the browse button to upload your competition entry, ‘My favourite Person is…’short story competition must be no longer than 500 words. Write a short Poem competition must be no longer than five verses
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