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Earth Day

Recycled Art Competition


In honor of Earth Day, the Library is hosting a Recycled Art Competition during the month of April 2023! 

How to Participate

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1. Make Art.

Visit the Library's Earth Day Display and use our recycled and donated supplies to create an Earth Day-themed poster.

2. Claim It.

Write your email address and/or your Instagram handle on the back of the poster so we can contact you with the results of the competition.

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3. Share It.

Add the poster to our gallery for viewing and voting!

The deadline for entry is Wednesday, April 26.

Determining the Winners

Two winners will be determined by vote during April 27-30 and announced during the week of May 1.

We will post your art anonymously on GCC Library's Instagram (@gcc.library) on April 27 to begin the community vote, and we will also feature your art at the GCC Earth Day Celebration (April 27, 2023, at Plaza Vaquero).


The two students whose posters receive the most votes on Instagram will each win a sustainability prize package!

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Each package includes:

  • Composting bin
  • GCC travel coffee mug
  • Travel dining kit with fork, knife, spoon, chopsticks, & carrying case
  • Water conservation kit
  • Native plant seeds
  • 2023 Water is Life calendar

Thanks to our Community

Thank you to the GCC Bookstore, the City of Glendale Office of Sustainability, and Glendale Water & Power for donating our sustainability prize packages, and to Sue Henry, Aarin Edwards, Barbara Falkowski, and our library staff for donating paper, magazines, and art supplies for the competition!

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