Challenge #1 - Hangar Maker Tournament


  • Submissions for Challenge #1 must be received by 8pm on May 4th to be considered for Challenge #1 Grand Prize. 
  • Grand Prize winner for Challenge #1 will win a $50 Michaels gift card, announced May 8th. 
  • Participants with complete submissions for all three challenges in the Hangar Maker Tournament by 8pm on June 29th will receive a $20 Michaels gift card.
  • Late submissions for Challenge #1 will still count towards tournament participation award.



  • Children, Teens, and Adults are invited to participate.
  • Watch the video tutorial on the Hangar’s youtube playlist to learn the basics of book art with paper mache
  • Check out the links in the video’s description for more helpful instructions and project ideas

STEP 2: On your mark…get set… Make! 

  • Create your most impressive art piece using recycled books
  • Your piece can be functional or decorative, but it MUST be made of books
  • All entries must be original
  • Bonus Points for art pieces that demonstrate “The Magic of Reading”

STEP 3: Entry Submission 

  • Email us at: 
  • Entries must include: 
    • Subject: BOOK ART 
    • First and Last name 
    • Email address
    • Phone Number
    • Photo or Video of your original art piece 
    • Bonus points (not required): Social Media platform used and handle 
      • If you don’t already, follow the Placentia Library on Facebook (@PlacentiaLibrary) and/or Instagram (@Placentialib).
      • Post a photo or video of your finished piece. Posts must tag Placentia Library AND use both hashtags: #MadeAtPLD and #HangarMakerTournamentPart1
  • 1 Entry per person or team.