Stories and Art

What are you doing that’s creative? Pima County Public Library invites youth, ages 9 to 18, to share your writing, art, and video

Create a recording, video, painting, drawing, or photo. Write a story, poem, or hybrid work. Doesn’t matter the medium, what matters is telling the world your story. Submit your stories and art and check our calendar for workshops, groups, or events! See below Gallery for how to submit your work.

Gallery of Submissions



Click to read.

Audio and Video

PCPL’s Health Action Team interviews youth from Pima County One-Stop’s Summer Internship Program

Click an image to be taken to YouTube to watch the interview.

Emily interviews Flavia

Emma interviews Martin

Hannah interviews Carlene

Submitting your work

How it works

Create audio, video, writing, or art. Look at what others have submitted and then submit your work. The library may feature your work here on the website and on our YouTube and Flickr pages. Also, we are on Instagram at pimalibrary.arts


Your choice is as wide as your imagination. Create visual art or photographs, write a short story or poetry, write a story about yourself, make music, interview a friend or family member about an experience, or film a book trailer or other video project. Check out the Tips for Stories for motivation.

How to submit

Fill out a consent form (in English or Spanish) with parent signature, and forward your consent form to OR turn it in at any branch library OR upload it with your submission.

If you are age 13 or older, submit entries here.

If you are age 12 or younger, email your stories and images of your art to Include your name, age, and a paragraph about yourself and your inspiration.

Other opportunities to publish your work

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