Summer Fun Has Begun, Sign Up Now!

June 1st, 2019

Summer Fun Has Begun, Sign Up Now!

Description

Summer Fun offers hundreds of free events for all ages and chances for everyone to earn and win prizes from June 1 – July 20.

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Summer Fun Events

Just a few of the many free and fun events include:
Children's Events:
• Michelle’s Magical Poodles Programs
• Magic Shows with Irwin Royes “The World’s Smallest Magician”
• Professor Universe

Teen Events:
• Nintendo Switch Gaming Sessions
• Simple Coding with Ozobots Coding Robots
• Crafting with Heat-Fused Perler Beads

Adult Events:
• History of the Cocktail Presentations
• Bob Ross Paint Party
• New Orleans Street Name Spelling Bee

See the Full schedule of Library events.

Summer Fun Prizes, Raffles

Registration Prize: Everyone who signs up for Summer Fun will earn a registration prize.
Reading Challenge: Children and teens can earn prizes and raffle tickets each time they read or are read to for 200 minutes, up to 1,000 minutes.
BINGO Challenge: All ages can earn raffle tickets by completing activities and getting BINGO on their Summer Fun BINGO card.

Contest

Adult Writing Contest: Adults, ages 18 and over, are invited to submit a short story, poem, or essay as part of our 5th annual Adult Writing Contest.

Original submissions should use the theme, READ | LEARN | EXPLORE and incorporate at least 7 of the 11 words listed below:
Affair, Blossom, Breeze, Explore, Humidity, Insight, Learn, Read, Space, Supernova, Travel

1st Place: Prize at $100 value
2nd Place: Prize at $50 value
3rd Place: Prize at $25 value

Down the full rules of entry and entry form here. Submission Deadline is Friday, June 28, 2019, at 5pm. Winners will be announced Friday, July 12. Winners’ Reading Night will be Tuesday, July 16 from 6pm - 7:30pm at Mid-City Library.

Summer Fun is sponsored by the Friends of the New Orleans Public Library.

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Summer Fun offers hundreds of free events for all ages and chances for everyone to earn and win prizes from June 1 – July 20. Summer Fun Sign Up Button

Summer Fun Events

Just a few of the many free and fun events include:
Children's Events:
• Michelle’s Magical Poodles... (More)

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