Current/Future Challenges, Contests, and Games
Unscramble the Sleuths!
How many literary detectives’ names can you recognize? Unscramble them in this adult contest, and you could win a gift card to O’Hares! Enter between October 6-28. Prize donated by the Friends of the Rio Rancho Library, Inc. Enter here
Past Challenges, Contests, and Games
Guess the Weight of the Pumpkin
Come to Esther Bone Memorial Library from Oct 3-24 to view our amazingly large pumpkin and guess how much it weighs. The person who has the closest guess (without going over) will win a prize AND the pumpkin! In the case of a tie, one winner will be drawn randomly. All ages can enter this contest, which is funded by the Friends of the Library of Rio Rancho. The winner was Dakotah H. She guessed 43 pounds, and the pumpkin weighs 44.4 pounds.
Stand Up for Your Right to Read!
National Banned Books Week is the last week of September and highlights how and why we fight censorship. See how much you know about why certain books have been banned. Three written quizzes will test the knowledge of adults, teens, and children. There will be a winner in each category. The contests are at the Loma Colorado Library from September 11 through September 30. Prizes paid for by the Friends of the Rio Rancho Library, Inc. The winner was Lynne F.!
Canister of Books
Pages, pages everywhere and not a one to read. Can you guess how many pages there are in our Canister of Books? The closest guess will win a $30 gift card to Stack House BBQ. Generously sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Rio Rancho. The contest runs August 7-25, 2017. The winner was Sam B.! The answer was 2,831, Sam had the closest guess at 2,846.
Where would you go on Spring Break?
If money were no object, where would YOU go for spring break? Vote at the Loma Colorado Main Library between March 6 and March 25, and you could win a prize! (Unfortunately it will not be a trip to the place of your dreams, but would you settle for a getaway to the movies?) One entry form per library card, please. Funded by the Friends of the Library of Rio Rancho, Inc. - The winner location was Maui, Hawaii and the winner of the drawing was Kelly M.
February wraps up with the Academy Awards on the 26th. Do you have a story or photo you would like to share of a celebrity encounter you have experienced? Between February 6 and 25, pick up and fill out a form at the Loma Colorado Main Library. All entries will be displayed in the library, and the winner of the drawing will receive a gift card for Premiere Cinema 14 in Rio Rancho, donated by the Friends of the Library of Rio Rancho. - The Winner was Michele R.