Spreading Some Holiday Cheer with image of prizes: tote bag, mug, coffee, book, pin

2018 NPL Holiday Giveaway

We're spreading some holiday cheer with fabulous bookish prize packs, featuring book-themed mugs, accessories, tea or coffee, books and more! Wishing you a happy holiday season from Norfolk Public Library. 

There will be one winner each week between November 26, 2018 – December 21, 2018. To enter the drawing, comment on an NPL 2018 Giveaway post with the answer to our question, post a picture of yourself at an NPL location on our Facebook Page, or simply fill out the online form.

 

Enter Here or through NPL Facebook

 

Book lover prize pack: Tote bag, Dewey (cat) book, white mug, Starbucks coffee, "Book Nerd" pinFull NPL 2018 Holiday Giveaway Details and Rules 

DISCLAIMER: This giveaway is sponsored by the Norfolk Public Library (NPL); this Giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook or Twitter. Acceptance of a prize in the Giveaway constitutes agreement to abide by these Official Giveaway Rules. Winners have three (3) days to confirm receipt of notification. In the case a winner is unable to pick up their prize at an NPL location, another name will be drawn until that week’s prize has been awarded. Acceptance of prize grants permission for NPL to take a photo of you and your prize, and use your image for NPL promotion.

Entrant Requirements:
Entrants must be 18 or older and residents of Hampton Roads. Entrants may not be Norfolk Public Library employees or the immediate family of an NPL employee. Entering the giveaway indicates that you have read and agree to the NPL Giveaway Rules and Guidelines.

Entry Period:
Entries will be accepted during the period of November 26, 2018, 8 AM, through December 21, 2018, 12 PM. Only one submission per person per weekly period will be considered, with the exception of photo entries. Photo entries via the NPL Facebook Page are eligible throughout the giveaway period.

Entries:
Entries will be accepted by:

  1. Commenting on an NPL Holiday Giveaway 2018 Facebook post with an appropriate answer to the question posed in the post. “Appropriate” will be determined by NPL Staff. Entry must be from a personal profile. This type of entry is worth a single (1) weekly drawing entry.
  2. Publicly posting to the NPL Facebook Page a picture of the entrant in a Norfolk Public Library location and utilizing hashtag #itsmyNPL or #itsmy[library location]. Library must be apparent in the image. This entry type is worth two (2) entries that are eligible for the entire period of the NPL 2018 Holiday Giveaway.
  3. Fully filling out and submitting the entry form on the NPL website. This type of entry is worth one (1) weekly entry into the drawing.

Text of Entries:

Any comments made as entries either through Facebook or the NPL website may be used for NPL promotion.

Photo Entries:

Please note posting of images indicates the person (profile) posting (1) owns the rights to the image and (2) is granting NPL the right to reuse the image for NPL promotional purposes.

Entry Periods are:

 November 26, 2018, 8 AM – November 30, 2018, 12 PM  Book Lover's Prize Pack
 December 3, 2018, 8 AM – December 7, 2018, 12 PM Women Authors Prize Pack
 December 10, 2018, 8 AM – December 14, 2018, 12 PM  Parent Prize Pack
 December 17, 2018, 8 AM – December 21, 2018, 12 PM  Shakespeare Prize Pack

 

 

 

 

 

The Drawings:
One random drawing will be made for each weekly period after noon of the last day of the period. An individual person can only win once.  Entries are not considered cumulatively except for photo entries.

Notification of Winning:
Winners who submitted via Facebook will be notified by a comment on their entry. Winners who submitted via the NPL website will be notified via email. If a winner does not respond within three days, NPL reserves the right to draw another winner at a later date. Once the winner has responded, the winner's name will be posted to the Norfolk Public Library Facebook Page.

Distribution of Prizes:
Winner will pick up prize at any NPL location.

The Prize Packs:
Please note books included in prize packs are in gently-loved condition and may be ex-library books. No substitutions will be allowed for elements of Prize Packs. You can find most prize items in the NPL Gift Store at Slover Library.

November 30: The Book Lover’s Prize Pack

  • Christmas Tree Book Mug
  • “Book Nerd” pin
  • Dewey: The Small-Town Cat Who Touched the World by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter
  • “I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library” Tote Bag
  • Starbucks Holiday Coffee
  • 3D Printed Ornament courtesy of our Maker Space
  • A two book gift certificate to an NPL Used Book Sale courtesy of the Friends of the Norfolk Public Library

December 7: Women Authors Prize Pack

  • The Bronte Sisters Mug
  • Jane Austen’s Finest (lip) Balm
  • EmpowerMints
  • Omnimbus of The House of Mirth, The Custom of the Country and The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
  • TAZO Pumpkin Spice Chai Tea
  • 3D Printed Ornament courtesy of our Maker Space
  • A two book gift certificate to an NPL Used Book Sale courtesy of the Friends of the Norfolk Public Library

December 14: Parent Prize Pack

  • Bookish Wine Glass “I read past my bedtime”
  • 18m Baby Bodysuit “Brown Bear, Brown Bear” by Eric Carle
  • Cat in the Hat plush
  • The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  • 3D Printed Ornament courtesy of our Maker Space
  • A two book gift certificate to an NPL Used Book Sale courtesy of the Friends of the Norfolk Public Library

December 21: Shakespeare Prize Pack

  • Shakespearean Insults Mug
  • Lady MacBeth’s Soap
  • Midsummer’s Night Lip Balm
  • TAZO Awake English Breakfast Tea
  • Leon Garfield's Shakespeare Stories, illustrated by Michael Foreman
  • 3D Printed Ornament courtesy of our Maker Space
  • A two book gift certificate to an NPL Used Book Sale courtesy of the Friends of the Norfolk Public Library