Library Photo Battle Set to Rumble

two goats butting heads under a headline "photo battle"
April 19, 2017

Come to the library photo & film contest battle and awards reception!

The My Beautiful Library Photo & Film Contest face-off will take place in Martin Library 115 on Thursday, April 20, from 4 to 6 p.m. 

The top 3 finalists in the photography categories were selected by "likes" on Instagram (#kamlphotos17), and anyone who attends the photo & film battle can vote to select the winners.  

In-person voting will also determine the first and second-place finishers in the Film Short category . . . while eating popcorn!


  • Coolest Interior Library Photo 
  • Best Exterior Curb Appeal Shot 
  • Get Collaborative in a Group Study Room 
  • Technological Wonders in the Library 
  • Film Short 

The Best in Show entry will be chosen by the Library Communication & Events team and announced at the event. 


Photo category winners — $50 gift cards from UMD Stores 

First place Film Short — $200 UMD Stores gift card

Runner-up Film Short — $50 UMD Stores gift card

Best in Show — $50 UMD Stores gift card and glass plaque

Submitted images will be used in future library promotions and to illustrate library services in displays, on posters, in social media, and on the web. Video entries will be posted on the library’s YouTube channel and linked from the library’s other social media accounts. 

Attend the Photo & Film Battle to help select the winning entries. And eat a cupcake!

For more information, contact Charlene Brown at 218-726-8539.