Category Archives: Contests

FINAL SOCIAL MEDIA CONTEST OF 2014!

We’re thrilled to announce our final “Connect with WPL” social media contest for this year. Unlike our other contests, which each ran through a single social media platform, you can enter this one through Facebook, Twitter AND Pinterest. You can even enter via all three to triple your chances of winning. Speaking of winning, the prize for this particular contest is a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 (8″ 16GB)! You have...
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Celebrating Ontario Public Library Week

October is Canadian Library Month, and from the 19th to the 25th libraries in Ontario are celebrating Ontario Public Library Week.  This year’s theme is Libraries Inspire, and throughout the month library lovers from across Canada have logged into librarymonth.ca to share personal accounts of how libraries and librarians have helped shape their lives. We have a lot to celebrate… Over 97% of Canadians live in communities that are served...
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Share Your Story: #eBookDay

Tomorrow, September 18th, 2014 is Read an eBook Day! As readers, we all have a book that we love, a favourite reading spot, or even a character that we just can’t get enough of; regardless of how silly or quirky our preferences may seem, they are part of what defines us as readers.  They make up our Reading Story. Our friends at Overdrive have invited everyone to share a part...
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Tweet your savings for a chance to win!

Have you been having fun using WPL’s new online Library Value Calculator to estimate the amount of money you’re saving by using our resources and services?  Do you want to share that amount with others?  Come on, don’t be afraid to gloat!  Maybe if others see how much money you’re saving, they’ll want to hop on the library usage train too! Here’s an added incentive: If you’re on twitter, share...
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Goodreads Contest: Three More Days to Chime In!

Don’t forget to visit our Goodreads page between now and Saturday for your chance to win a $75 gift card.  As June has been unofficially declared Overdrive Challenge month here at WPL, our conversations have naturally taken a turn towards discussing eBooks and eAudiobooks in general (likes, dislikes, recommendations, etc.).  The conversation has been quite informative.  Our Goodreads page is also a great resource for suggested reads (both from WPL and...
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