Enter the Springfield Public Library Foundation’s inaugural Book Character Pet Pageant for a chance to win valuable prizes at the Books and Brew 2021 online all-virtual event happening: January 26 – 29, 2021. No geographic restrictions or fees apply.

Registered Book Character Pet Pageant entries will be presented in a slideshow, along with Pageant prize winner announcements, during the Books and Brew 2021 Team Trivia event on January 29, 2021. 

Pageant entries will be posted on the Springfield Public Library website, Facebook page and viewed on several other social media platforms to promote the Springfield Public Library Foundation’s Books and Brews fundraiser as well as the Library’s Season of Light All-Ages Winter Reading Challenge, which runs through February 2021.



  1. Submit digital photo(s) or video(s) (less than 25 seconds) of your Pet dressed as a Library Book Character and complete the Registration Form below.
  2. Post your Pet’s photo(s) or video(s) on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter:
    • Use the hashtag #bookcharacterpetpageant; and
    • Tag @SpringfieldPublicLibraryFoundation on your post.

Registered entries must be received by 5 p.m. on January 26, 2021 to be eligible for prizes and inclusion in the Pageant slideshow.

Anyone can register. So tell your friends, and let faraway family members know they’re welcome to join the fun ‘competition’ as well!


We’d love you to check out all of our Books and Brew activities, which are happening VIRTUALLY from Jan. 26 through Jan. 29.

Watch for Pet Pageant entry up-dates and prize information on our Facebook page.

For more details on participation, sponsorships or donations, email springfieldorlibraryfoundation@gmail.com.