You can sign yourself or a loved one up for the contest by calling the library at 315-628-5972. This contest is open to all ages and abilities. There will be one prize winner in each age category.

Welcome! Thank you for visiting! This year we are celebrating our sixth annual pumpkin decorating contest!

Registration opens on Tuesday, September 27th and closes Tuesday, October 4th. Pumpkins will be supplied by the library and are free. You can supply your own if you wish. Pumpkins will be available on Saturday, October 8th. Pumpkins must be picked up in person during regular business hours.

Finished pumpkins can be dropped off at the library at any time (during opening hours) after the 8th. They will be put on display inside the library and will be judged by the public! Judging begins October 15th. Prize winners will be announced October 29th.

Please see rules for the pumpkin decorating contest below.

Click here for tips on how to preserve your pumpkin. (Link takes you to a page not sponsored by the library. Page may contain advertising and pop-ups.)