Help Us Find our Next Banner: Fireweed Photo Contest

Photo of fireweed with text "Your Photo Here"

We’re looking for our next website banner, and YOUR photo could be it! In the months since our new website launched we’ve been featuring uniquely Alaskan images to greet our web visitors. Now, we are asking for your help. It’s that time of year when the fireweed makes its presence known. While you are out and about on your summer adventures, snap a photo of this Alaskan icon and email it to for consideration.

  • You must be an Alaskan resident and 18 or over to enter
  • We can resize your photo to fit our banner, just make sure your photo is landscape format and can be cropped across the top and/or bottom
  • Just fireweed and scenery, no people or pets please
  • You can enter as many photos as you like
  • By submitting your photo(s), you are giving APL full permission for any library promotional use
  • Ask staff at any APL location if you need help sending in your submission
  • Deadline for entries is Friday, August 10 by 5:00 pm

The winning photo will be put on the website on August 17th. Winner will receive a limited edition "Libraries Rock" tote bag, a $5.00 gift card to the Cafe @ the Library, and bragging rights.