Category Archives: Contest

Enter coloring contest and you might win bag of books

There’s still time to enter YDR’s Thanksgiving coloring page contest and get a chance to win this bag of books from York County Libraries and a $25 Target gift card. The deadline is 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7. Winner will be … Continue reading

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Feeling overwhelmed? Join a book discussion

Remember when I posted about the summer read program featuring Brigid Schulte’s “Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play When No One Has The Time”? Book discussion groups are forming at a library near you! Talks are scheduled: 2 to 3 p.m. … Continue reading

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New! Poem of the month contest comes to Book Buzz

Poetry is coming from Versify to Book Buzz! If you’ve written poetry for Versify before, you know the drill. There’s a monthly prompt with a theme, and I challenge you to write poems about that theme. There are no prizes, … Continue reading

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Library of Congress opens summer writing contest

The Library of Congress is inviting students entering fifth and sixth grades in the fall to enter “A Book That Shaped Me” summer writing contest, according to a news release.   This is the third year for the contest which now … Continue reading

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On the Shelves: What do York Libraries mean to you?

by Deb Sullivan, community relations coordinator for York County Libraries “Lives change @ your library” is this year’s theme for National Library Week (NLW) which runs today through Saturday. As part of the annual celebration, the American Library Association is … Continue reading

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York County Libraries launches ‘A Book That Shaped Me’ writing contest

York County Libraries announced a Library of Congress contest, “A Book That Shaped Me,” for students going into fifth and sixth grades. The deadline is Aug. 12, 2013.

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Martin Library wins $100 in UGI Reads Twitter contest

Martin Library was selected as a winner of $100 through a Twitter contest run by UGI Utilities’ UGIReads in May 2013.

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York Emporium sponsors 2013 York St. Patrick’s Day Parade Coloring Contest

The York Emporium in York, Pa., is seeking entries for its 2013 York St. Patrick’s Day Parade coloring contest, which runs through 6 p.m. March 10, 2013.

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Stage of Life launches Twitter writing contest

Stage of Life, co-founded by Dallastown’s Eric Thiegs, launches a Short Short Story contest on Twitter. Deadline is midnight PST Feb. 28, 2013.

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Versify launches Poem of the Month contest

Versify launches a Poem of the Month contest, with February’s prompt to write a poem about a historical figure.

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