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Current/Future Challenges, Contests, and Games

Libraries Rock! Summer Reading Program 2018 Adult Online Book Log
Adults can read or listen to a book and write a review to be entered into weekly raffles! Reviews may be completed at either library or online here (June 11 - July 31). Visit either library to receive a tote bag when you submit your first book review. See all the details on the summer reading page.

Past Challenges, Contests, and Games
Music Trivia Contest at Esther Bone Memorial Library

As part of the Summer Reading Program, you can complete a music trivia sheet at Esther Bone Memorial Library. The music trivia sheets will be available from June 19 - 30, 2018. Three people will win iTunes gift cards.
Winners: Harriet E. - $10 iTunes gift card, Preston B. - $10 iTunes gift card, Madyson B. - $10 iTunes gift card

Nature Photography Contest

June 15 is Nature Photography Day, so Esther Bone Memorial Library is have a photography contest. Any age customer may provide a hard copy of a nature photograph that they took. Entries will be accepted until 5 pm on June 15. First, second and third prize winners will receive Barnes & Noble gift cards. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library; members of the Friends of the Library will be judging the contest.
Winners:1st Mary A. $25 gift card to Barnes & Noble; 2nd Pat M. $15 gift card to Barnes & Noble; 3rd Oscar Michael B. $10 gift card to Barnes & Noble 

Writing Contest: What Memorial Day Means to Me
Enjoy the unofficial start of summer with the Esther Bone Memorial Library! Write a paragraph on the topic: "What Memorial Day Means to Me." On the back of the entry, please include your name and phone number.  First, second, and third prize winners will receive Dairy Queen gift cards. The deadline to enter is May 26 at 5 pm. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Winners were - 1st - Bethany H ($15 DQ gift card), 2nd - Malia A ($10 DQ gift card), and 3rd - BA Fishel ($5 DQ gift card)

Guess the Oscar Winners
Hey, movie buffs! Have you seen the Oscar-nominated movies? Beginning February 1 when the nominations are released, submit your predictions for this year’s winners. Submit your guesses through March 3 at the Esther Bone Library. The person with the most correct predictions will win a $30 gift card for Premiere Cinema 14 in Rio Rancho, enough for at least two tickets and some concessions! Thank you to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring this contest. The winner was Diane I, she had 20 out of 24 correct. 

Presidential Prudence
Different Presidents had different styles of imparting wisdom.  Can you name the U.S. Presidents who said these words?  If you don’t know, feel free to look them up. You could win a gift card to Viet Rice! The Presidential Prudence contest runs from February 1 through February 19 at the Loma Colorado Main Library. Funded by the Friends of the Rio Rancho Library. The winner was Chris S.

Blind Date with a Book
Are you looking for a book to read? Adults can try one of our gift-wrapped books February 1-14. The first eight adults to turn in written reviews of these mystery books will receive chocolate bars. Reviews must be received at Esther Bone Library. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Hot Reads for Cold Nights Adult Reading Program
January 2 - February 14, 2018 ~ Cozy up with a good book during the chilly winter weather. Collect treats for reading and be entered into drawings.  
Winners: John, Liz H., Barbara, Joann, Emily T., Veronica U., Jan C., Heather T., Amie B., Melanie H., Richard W., Judith C., Trina K., Shannon C., James B., Linda., Annam M., Jamie A., Casey N., Julius., Jean., Birgitta G., Tara C., Ann M., Kim D., Paula., Vanessa B., Tara C., Marta S., Chris H., Maranda M., Addie, Elizabeth V., Pauline E., Paul R., Sue H., and Lydia R.