2019 All-County Bookmark Contest
Theme to illustrate: 
A Universe of Stories

Tecumseh District Library (TDL) is participating in the 48th All-County Bookmark Contest sponsored by the Lenawee District Library. The Bookmark Contest is a long-standing tradition at Lenawee District Library and its branches and expanded in 2007 to include independent libraries from throughout the county.

The winning entries from TDL will be entered in the "Best of Lenawee” Bookmark Contest, along with winning entries from other participating libraries in the county from Addison, Adrian, Blissfield, Britton, Clayton, Clinton, Deerfield, Hudson, Morenci, and Onsted, as well as the Lenawee District Library.

Entry Information 
  • Open to students living or attending school in Lenawee County

  • Official entry forms are available near the Circulation Desk and in the Children's, Tween, and Teen areas or may be downloaded by clicking HERE.

  • The design must be original. Please do not trace or or copy images or use a computer to create the design.

  • All entries must be drawn in BLACK &WHITE and submitted on the official entry form - NO COLORS!

  • Participant's name, personal address, personal phone number, school and grade MUST be complete and readable. Incomplete entries will not be judged.

  • This year's theme is:

  • The winning entries will be judged on the basis of
    • originality
    • neatness
    • how well the design illustrates the theme
  • Entries may be turned in at the front Circulation Desk through Sunday, March 31st, at 5 p.m.

Quick Tips
  • Practice your design first on other sheets of paper.
  • Completely erase all unwanted pencil marks.
  • You must use the stated theme. 
  • Make sure that the words in your design can be easily read. 
  • Use your best penmanship!
Selection of Winners
  • Two winners will be chosen by library staff members from each of the following four grade categories:
    • Kindergarten, 1st Grade & 2nd Grade
    • 3rd Grade & 4th Grade
    • 5th Grade & 6th Grade
    • 7th Grade through 12th Grade
  • Winners will be notified by mail during the week of April 18th.
  • The winning entries will be entered into the "Best of Lenawee” Bookmark Contest for a chance to win a $100.00 gift card.
Recognition Each of TDL's eight winners will receive
  • a certificate of achievement,
  • printed copies of their bookmark,
  • an invitation to a special Awards Program held in their honor at the Madison School District Performing Arts Center near Adrian on Saturday, April 27th at 2 p.m. featuring magician Cameron Zvara.

A highlight of the Awards Program will be the announcement of the "Best of Lenawee” Bookmarks.

For More Information

For more information, contact Mary Beth Reasoner, Children's Services Librarian, at 423‑2238 or e-mail mbreasoner@tecumsehlibrary.org

A 2018 Summer Reading Program
at Tecumseh District Library
for students entering
Fifth Grade or Sixth Grade in the Fall

Congratulations to the nineteen Tween Team Finishers
who participated in our fourth
Tween Summer Reading Program!

Aubrey Baur
Derrick Blaker
Alexis Chittenden
Tucker Cole
Gavin Fisher

Charis Frost
Daniel Haddix
Camdenne Kruse
Bryan McCutcheon
Riley Mitchell
Jaden Romero
Anusha Sachin
Katherine Southard
Jenika Sparks
Isaiah Sutherland
Ryan Tomich
Aiden Tressler
Gigi Welindt
Palmer Ziemer



By reading 8 Tween or Teen Fiction library books in 7 weeks,
they each have earned gift cards from

G & J's Frosty Boy
Sports Hut
Tecumseh Center for the Arts/Tecumseh Youth Theatre


Mosaic Maniacs

Mosaic Maniacs

Mosaic Maniac



A Monthly Craft Program for Tweens

Fifth through seventh graders
are invited to join Mrs. Reasoner, Children's Services Librarian, for 2 hours of fun creating a variety of scenes with peel-and-stick mosaics.

Students MUST own their own valid library card with no fines or overdues.

Mrs. Reasoner will read folktale puzzlers, brainteasers, and conversation starters while the twelve participants work on their sparkling designs.

We'll get together the third Thursday of each month during the school year in Imagination Station in the Children's Section.

For more information, e-mail Mrs. Reasoner at mbreasoner@tecumsehlibrary.org

Sponsored in part by a generous anonymous donor

Click here to see Mosaic Maniacs and their mosaic creations.


Mosaic Maniacs meet in Imagination Station in the Children's Section of the library.

Each meeting begins at 4:00 p.m. and ends at 6:00 p.m.

Limit of 12 tweens;
Registration Required

Students MUST own their own valid library card with no fines or overdues.


is FILLED for the
2018-2019 school year.

(A Waiting List is available.)

Click HERE to Register for the Waiting List.


Themes of the Sticky Mosaics from The Orb Factory
for 2018-2019


All Stars


Butterfly Beauties

Crowns of Kings

Deep Sea Beauties



Dragons (with FlipMotion® stickers)

Enchanted Forest


Fairy Tales

Fantastic Fish

Girls Rock!

Hidden Pictures - Sea Secrets

I Love Horses

Jungle Adventures


Ladybugs and Friends

Magical Flying Horses

Ocean Princess



Pixie Playland

Posh Puppies

Pretty Princess

Princess and Her Dragon


Rainbow Magic

Riding School

Robots (with FlipMotion® stickers)

Silly Snacks

Tropical Friends

Twinkling Tiaras


Unicorns and Ponies

Wild Horses (oversize design)

(Revised 10/17/2018)


2018-2019 Dates

  • September 20
  • October 18
  • November 15
  • December 20
  • January 17
  • February 21
  • March 21
  • April 18
  • May 16


2018 All-County Bookmark Contest Winners for TDL
Tecumseh District Library is pleased to announce its eight
All-County Bookmark Contest winners!


Kindergarten - 1st Grade - 2nd Grade Category:

Addison McClelland - 2nd Grade - Home School


 3rd Grade - 4th Grade Category:

Jennifer Henry - 3rd Grade - Madison Elementary School


Blake Simpson - 3rd Grade - Madison Elementary School


5th Grade - 6th Grade Category:

Daniel Haddix - 5th Grade - Tecumseh Compass Learning Center


Katherine Southard - 5th Grade - Tecumseh Compass Learning Center


7th Grade - 12th Grade Category:

Peyton Benjamin - 9th Grade - Tecumseh High School


Ilsiya Shakirova - 9th Grade - Tecumseh High School


Ian Thomsen 
12th Grade - Tecumseh High School


Our eight winners will receive certificates of achievement and copies of their bookmarks at a special awards ceremony on April 28th.
After the ceremony, copies of all eight winners' bookmarks will be available in the library's Children's Section,Tween shelves,
and Teen Area and near the Circulation Desk for patrons to take.
Congratulations to our latest creative artists!
Their designs will soon be featured on the web page.


Seeking Tween Volunteers!

Fifth through seventh graders interested in volunteering two hours a week with Mrs. Reasoner in the Children's Section are encouraged to consult the Youth Services Volunteer Description and the Library Volunteer Application for details.