Cromaine Library
PO BOX 308
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. 

Hartland SOUP
Watch here for the next date!

Hartland SOUP is a community micro-granting dinner! Typically we host four SOUP's a year and we are working on a January or February 2020 date.

Grant Sweet Memorial Essay Contest
September 21, 2020 through October 23, 2020

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 23, 2020, 5:00 pm and are judged by a panel. See submission form and contest details below. Email sfurge@cromaine.org if you need a list of veteran names and contact information of those willing to be interviewed for this contest. Three cash prizes are awarded and winning essays are to be read Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 7:00 pm at the Hartland Music Hall. 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, 2020 through October 24, 2020

Decorate a pumpkin and send a picture to youthandteen@cromaine.org. Include your name, your pumpkin's name and the category you are entering. Categories include Youth (grades K-4), Tween (Grades 5-7), Teen (Grades 8-12) and Family. Photos will be posted on our Facebook page so patrons can vote for their favorites from Monday, October 26 until 5:00 pm on Saturday, October 31. The pumpkins with the most "likes" in each category will win a $10 Target gift card. All entries due by Saturday, October 24 at 5:00 pm. Winners announced on Monday, November 2.


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!