Events for Teens


5x7xDesign Art Contest

5x7xDesign is a juried, small-works exhibit that showcases the talents of students in grades 6-12 who live in or attend school in Brighton. Postcard-sized works in various media are submitted to the library for judging in the fall. Two works in various media are submitted to the library for judging. Two works may be submitted by each artist. Work is judged anonymously based on creativity, originality, technique, and composition by a team of art professionals. Prizes are awarded in two divisions: Junior (grades 6-9) and Senior (grades 10-12). The contest is sponsored by Friends of BML.


Our 2020 5x7xDesign Contest:

Thank you to all 137 participants, and congratulations to our winners of the 2020 5x7xDesign Teen Art Contest!


Our display of all the artwork is up now in the library’s entryway. Please come and check it out between now and January 29th!


Since we cannot have our annual awards ceremony, I have a video congratulations for everyone to view:


See the links below to view the winning artwork. Winners should have received their prizes and winner certificates in the mail.


Stay healthy, be well, and I wish you the best in 2021!

Deena Viviani

YA Services Librarian


Alice B. Wilson Literary Awards Contest



The annual contest is open to all students in grades 6-12 who live in or attend school in Brighton.  
Students compete in Junior (grades 6-9) and Senior Divisions (grades 10-12). Cash prizes are awarded in fiction, non-fiction, and poetry categories. 
Sponsored by Friends of Brighton Memorial Library and the Brighton Memorial Library Gift Fund.

2021 Alice B. Wilson Literary Contest Description

2021 Alice B. Wilson Program Rules


Here is the list of the 2020 winners.

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