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

    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. Don’t forget to vote!

    Trail mix shoot out

    Trail Mix “Shoot-out!”
    Submission Deadline February 16, 2018

    Bring your best trail mix in a one-gallon freezer bag for display from January 29 through February 16. Then, February 17 come during the Family Wild West event to taste a sample of each and vote! What do you always want to have “on the trail” with you? Dried fruits? Nuts? Chocolate? Or something really special? Include the ingredients on the entry form and make sure any mix including nuts is very clearly labeled for the taste testing. Top three winning trail mix recipes will receive Amazon gift cards.

    Winterfest contest

    Hartland SOUP Winterfest Edition
    Saturday, January 27th at 1pm & 5pm

    Have a great idea to improve the community, start a new service, make a park more beautiful or even just a roadside? Need a little cash to get started, and the connections to support the project? Fill out the project application below and submit your proposal before January 15, 2018 for your chance to present at the Special Winterfest Edition of Hartland SOUP on Saturday, January 27. There are two time slots to choose from, 1 pm and 5 pm. If selected, present your idea at All Saints Lutheran Church over a soup lunch/dinner, and if selected by other SOUP diners, walk away with your start-up funds. SOUP slurpers welcome, too! $5 for a home-cooked meal and a vote on the next Hartland Area Project! All proceeds to selected project.

    True grit writing

    True Grit Writing Contest
    Submission Deadline January 3, 2018 9:00 pm

    The 2018 UN-Big Read celebrates Charles Portis' western novel "True Grit." Written in 1968, but set in the 1870s, this is a tale of revenge by a teenage girl, a crotchety US Marshall, and a determined Texas Ranger--all showing a lot of grit. Share your story of the true grit you've seen, experienced, or lived through and with. Maximum 700 words as a poem, ballad, essay, or short story. Extra points for a gritty haiku (5 syllables, 7 syllables, 5 syllables) focused on the natural world's everyday examples of true grit. Submissions accepted beginning December 15, 2017. Deadline for submissions January 3, 2018 at 9:00 pm. Three age groups - Adult, Teen (Grades 7-12), and Youth (Grades 1-6). Cash prizes.

    More Contests Coming Soon

    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!

    Cromaine Contest Winner’s Circle

    Wondering who won past contests? At the Cromaine contest winner’s circle, you can see the winning entry!

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