Best Book Poster Exhibit

Each year, the Edmonds Arts Commission and the Friends of the Edmonds Library promote literacy and visual art for 3rd grade age students through The Best Book I Ever Read Poster Exhibit.

How to Participate

1. Third Grade students who live in Edmonds or attend a school within Edmonds city limits are eligible to participate.

2.  Chose a book to read, or use one you have read before as inspiration for your poster. Any book will do! Need some ideas what to read? Look over a selection of children’s books , provided by the Edmonds Sno-Isle Library.

3.  Create a poster! It can depict a scene from your book, or be a picture of the main character, or anything you like best about your book.

  • Make sure you include the title of the book and the full name of the author
  • Use a 8.5x11, 8.5x14 or 11x17 size sheet of paper for your poster.
  • Paint, draw, collage… anything works!
    Need some tips how to make a great poster? Here are a couple of videos to learn how: Video #1 / Video #2

4.  Submit your Poster: Fill out the form below and follow instructions how to submit a photo of your poster.

Every child who submits a poster is entered into a raffle for one of twenty $10 gift certificates to the Edmonds Bookshop. Posters are displayed for all to enjoy for a period of one month.

Deadline for participation is March 31. Raffle winners will be contacted by April 8th.

Best Book Submission Form

Best Book I Ever Read Poster Exhibit

Complete the required information below and upload an image of the poster as instructed. Questions? Email us at

1. Child's first name and last name initial (Example: John B)

2. Title of the book used for the poster and the author's full name (Example: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Deep End by Jeff Kinney)

3. Parent or Guardian's first and last name (Example: Elizabeth Bennett)

4. Parent of Guardian's primary phone number and email (Example: 425-555-5555

5. Submit your poster:

  • Take a picture of your poster. Please save poster image as a .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .pdf, .doc, .docx. 

  •  EMAIL the image to: EAC@EDMONDSWA.GOV. In the body of your email message, please include your name and your Parent/Guardian's name.

  • You will be notified if we cannot open your image file, or if we do not recieve your image. 

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