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Posted: Sunday, October 18, 2020 1:00 am

The Ector County Library Children's Dept., 321 W. Fifth St., has scheduled Decorate the Scarecrow Contest through Oct. 23.

Kids, middle grade children, teens and adults are invited to decorate a scarecrow like their favorite book character.

Participants may drop off their decorated scarecrow entries Oct. 1-23 at the library.

Entry forms and patterns are available on the third floor.

Entry deadline is noon Oct. 23. Final judging will be conducted on the same day.

Contest rules are: Scarecrows should represent a favorite book character; on the entry form, the title and author of the book must be included; do not write your name anywhere on your scarecrow; entry form number will be recorded with participants name when scarecrow is entered by returning it to the Children’s Department on the third floor; all designs must be family-friendly; this is a home project; design size is limited to the size of the pattern; and use products to decorate that are safe for everyone.

Scarecrows will be judged according to the following categories and prizes will be awarded in each category: kids (ages 4-7), middle grade (8-12), teens (13-18) and adults (18+).

Winners will be announced live on an Ector County Facebook Event at 4 p.m. Oct. 26.

All scarecrows must be picked up by Nov. 2.

For more information, call 332-2118 or visit ector.lib.tx.us.

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