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Challenges, Contests, Games

Current/Future Challenges, Contests, and Games
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. You can enter the adult contest here


Past Challenges, Contests, and Games
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 is Sam B.! The answer was 2,831, Sam had the closest guess at 2,846.


Photo Scavenger Hunt
This summer take a drive around Rio Rancho to see if you can spot the buildings featured in our Photo Scavenger Hunt. You can see the photos here and the answers here.The entries with all buildings correctly identified will be entered into a drawing for a gift card to Cazuela’s Mexican Grill, compliments of the Friends of the Library. The winner was Rita B.

Flaunt Your Age!
May is Older Americans Month.  Are you a septuagenarian, octogenarian, nonagenarian, or older?  People of all ages are invited to share their birthdays and see themselves represented under the correct age category.  The oldest patron to fill out a form will win a gift card, generously donated by the Friends of the Library.  Flaunt Your Age! will run from May 9 – May 26 at the Loma Colorado Main Library.  The winner was Angela S. at 101 years old!

Poet's Crossword
April is National Poetry Month.  Can you match famous poetry lines with the correct poets in a crossword puzzle?  From April 3 through April 28, Loma Colorado Main Library invites you to pick up an entry form and look up the answers if you don’t already know them.  The crossword puzzles with the most correct entries will be entered into a drawing for a gift card to Rio Rancho’s China Kitchen.  Funded by the Friends of the Library of Rio Rancho.
The winner was Marcia P. See the answers here

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. 

Celebrity Encounters!

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.