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From the library to you, people of 12 to 18 years! A way of having more fun. A way of being less bored. Challenges to take. And the best part: rewards along the way. We offer the Teens Summer Reading Challenge to you!

            **Round of applause**              

It’s actually reallllly simple. Visit the library between June 17 and August 17 to sign up. From the following day, tell us about what you are reading to get a ballot for our prize basket.

You’ll get a flyer with special challenges. Complete them and tell us about it. When you complete 5 challenges, you get to play Plinko for a chance to win instant prizes. Plinko can be played once a week only.

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Try to guess who is our weekly featured detective to win an awesome basket! The contest runs through May 1st to 31st, with a new character every week. We have a bulletin board just for teens, in front of the Reader’s advisory desk, with four clues to help you find out who is our mysterious character. You could also fill an electronic ballot on the library website, here.

We will also have a Mystery night on May 17th for ages 14 and up. Come and try to figure out which suspect stole the painting! You could win 2 tickets for a fun Escape Room experience at Breakout Belleville!

 

You can also get ballots by checking out Mystery books. There is reading suggestions here.

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For readers ages 8-12
February 1st – April 30th
Read at least 5 titles from one of the categories and come vote for your favourite!
For every book you read, you will have a chance to win a $10 Gift Card and will receive a leaf to decorate our Silver Birch tree.
You may look at the titles here.
They are on display in the children’s area.
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Have a nice read !

Come out to the Belleville Public Library and pick up a tracking sheet to be entered in our Reading Olympics!

Olympic-logo Compete in as many events as you choose between August 2 and August 31.

Events:

Sprints: Read a book of short stories

Triathlon: Read a trilogy/ 3 books in a series

Weightlifting: Read a book over 350 pages long

Shooting: Read a book set in war time

200 Meter Freestyle: Read 200 pages of Nonfiction

The More events you compete in the higher metal you are entered to win for.

Bronze: Complete 3 events

Silver: Complete 4 events

Gold: Complete all 5 events

Make sure to keep track of which book titles you read. Before 8:00 p.m. on August 31, bring your tracking sheet to the Reader’s Advisory desk to be entered into the medal draw!

Bronze Prize: $10 Gift Certificate to Starbucks

Silver Prize: $ 15 Gift Certificate to Chapters

Gold Prize: $ 25 Gift Certificate to Sport Check

Good Luck!

Come out to the Belleville Library this summer for our Summer Reading Challenge and our Cover Art Contest to win awesome prizes!

Summer Reading Challenge:

Are you up to the Challenge? Between June 25th – August 18th, come to the library to pick up a sheet of weekly reading challenges.  For each challenge you complete, fill out a ballot for a change to win an awesome gift package!

Earn extra ballots for each book you read this summer.   Come to the reader’s Advisory desk to pick up and submit your ballots.

 

 

Teen Cover Art Contest:

Do you think you can design Catcherbetter cover art for your favourite book? Show us! Teens ages 12-18 can design a new cover for any book they choose.  Entries will be displayed side-by-side with the published   cover art.

Submission Dates: Aug. 15th – 27th.

Entries will be displayed in the corridor of the John M. Parrott Art Gallery September 5-17.

Prizes for Juror’s Choice!

 

 

May is Mystery Month at the Belleville Public Library! This year we are playing the game Clue with a library twist!

How To Play:

  • Check for the weekly card reveal at the Reader’s Advisory Desk and daily on the homepage of the Belleville Public Library’s website.
  • Each person starts with one ballot attached to their detective notes and when you check out materials at the circulation desk you can earn extra ballots.
  • When you’re ready to take a guess fill out the ballot(s) and drop it off at the Reader’s Advisory desk.

Only correct answers will be able to win an awesome gift basket!

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Adult Gift Basket Includes:

  • Books by Agatha Christie -The Body in the Library, 4:50 From Paddington, The Moving Finger, and A Murder is Announced
  • A Blue Throw Blanket
  • A Bookmark
  • Pure Flavor 2 Go, Water Infuser Bottle

Teen Gift Basket Includes:

  • Tropical World by Millie Marotta Colouring Book
  • A Mug
  • Starbucks Gift Card $15.00
  • Branch Pencils

Children’s Gift Basket Includes:

  • Clue Board Game
  • Ultimate Dinosaurs Book
  • A Walk in the Park Paint Kit
  • Glitter Glue
  • Mix and Match Board Book

The game will run from May 2nd- May 31st with the deadline for ballots to be handed in on June 4th.

The Suspects:

Card Col Mustard Card Miss Scarlet Card Mr Green

Card Mrs Peacock Card Mrs White Card Prof Plum

The Rooms:

Card Fireside Room Card Kitchen Card Music Room

Card Office Card Program Room Card Reading Nook

The Weapons:

Card Candlestick Card Dagger Card Lead Pipe

Card Revolver Card Rope Card Wrench

Good Luck!

 

For those of you that have been enjoying your summer vacation don’t worry, you still have time to enter our Fan Art Contest! We have extended our due date! All entry’s are now due on Saturday August 29th, 2015. So if you are a teen between 12 – 18 and would like to enter you still have time!

A huge thank you for all the entry’s that have already been dropped off! We have been getting some great pieces of art from Doctor Who to Frozen!

Just a reminder:

Art work can be framed or unframed and has to be one 2D medium item of fan art per person.

Prizes for Juror’s Choice and Honorable Mention! Prizes donated by Barratt’s Office Pro.

All entries to be displayed in the corridor of the John M. Parrott Art Gallery from September 8- 18th.