SAFETY HARBOR – The Safety Harbor Public Library and the Friends of the Safety Harbor Library are seeking design submissions for new, artistic bike racks. Two ordinary library bike racks at the library will be replaced with an extraordinary design combining public art with functionality. The winner will receive design recognition and a $50 gift card to a local Safety Harbor restaurant.

Submitted design ideas will be reviewed for aesthetics, functionality, site appropriateness, and creativity by a committee of library staff, Library Advisory Committee, and Friends of the Library members. Bike rack designs must fit in a maximum footprint of 10 feet long by 3 feet wide, include no sharp edges, and be appropriate for public display.

Contest applications can be found at, and may be returned by mail or email at All submissions must be received by 6 p.m. on March 2.

Manufacturing and prizes sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Winners will be notified by March 12.