Build-A-Biz Contest

Written by Regina Fried on . Posted in All, Announcements

build-a-biz-logo-blog-postHey kids! Thinking of running a business this summer? If so, you should enter our Build-A-Biz Contest. You might win $500!

Come up with a business idea and put it into action! Record your experiences, and have fun! Both individuals and groups may enter the contest, and virtual storefronts are also welcome. See last year’s winners.

The contest runs from June 22 to July 30 and is open to children ages 7 to 12.

Opening parties for the contest will take place at Bensalem, Doylestown, Quakertown, and Yardley-Makefield branches. Check our event calendar for dates and times.

When you are ready to start your business, complete a Registration form. To complete your entry, you will need to submit a Contest Submission form, at least one photograph of your business and media release forms for each person in your photo. You can bring your entry forms to any of the 18 locations in the Bucks County Library System or email your entry to

Read and follow the Official Rules and submit your entry no later than July 30, 2016.

In addition to the grand prize, runner up and honorable mention prizes will be awarded. Winners will be notified by September 10, 2016.

This contest is made possible with the support of the Hamilton G. Disbrow Trust.

Build-A-Biz contest was previously known as Not Just a Lemonade Stand Contest.


  1. Official Rules
  2. Registration Form
  3. Contest Submission Form
  4. Media Release Form