Cromaine Library
3688 N. Hartland Rd.
Hartland, MI 48353


There are plenty of ways to get involved at Cromaine Library! Throughout the year we host a variety of contests for all ages. Check out the current running contests below, review the guidelines, and upload your submission online, if applicable. 

Grant Sweet Memorial Essay Contest
September 3, 2019 through October 25, 2019

All Livingston County middle school and high school students (grades 7 through 12) are eligible to enter. Interview a soldier or veteran, learn about what their service meant to them, then share that in a 250-word essay. Essays must be submitted no later than October 25, 2019, 5:00 pm and are judged by a panel. Photos of the interview subject are requested to accompany the essay. Three cash prizes are awarded and winning essays are to be read Monday, November 11, 2019 at 7:00 pm; winners must be present to win. Winning essays are also published in the Hartland Area Community Council’s annual Memorial Day Parade booklet the following spring.

Pumpkin Painting Contest
October 1, 2019 through October 19, 2019

Help us decorate the youth department with painted pumpkins and you could win a $10 Target Gift Card! Categories include Youth, Family, Tween or Teen. Other decorations are allowed but please do not carve or poke holes in your pumpkin. Entry forms available at the Youth Desk beginning October 1. Pumpkins can be dropped off Tuesday, October 1 through Saturday, October 19 at 5:00 pm. Public voting begins the week of October 20 and winners will be announced on October 29.

Hartland SOUP @ Hartland Winterfest
Saturday, February 8th at 1:30pm

Have an idea for a community project or business improvement? Need start-up funds? Submit a proposal for Hartland SOUP! Submission deadline is January 22, 2020 at 9:00 pm. Want to support the projects at Winterfest on February 8. 2020 at 1:30 pm? Come and pay $5 at the door for soup, salad, bread, dessert and drink. Listen to 2-4 project proposals, then vote on which project gets the cash collected from the meal! It is tasty crowdfunding for a project that will improve the Hartland community. Held at All Saints Lutheran Church. RSVP here.


Stay tuned to the Cromaine events calendar for dates and details of upcoming events and contests happening at the library and in the Hartland community!


You can easily stay up to date with what’s happening at Cromaine Library in Hartland by reading our Newsletter!