Project Description

Celebrate Library Card Sign-Up Month with Emmaus Public Library and get entered to win one of several amazing gifts from EPL and a chance to win a $100 Visa gift card from ALA!

Each year, the American Library Association (ALA) and a celebrity chair or two celebrates Sign-Up Month nationwide. This year Tony Award-winning performer, actress, singer-songwriter, and philanthropist Idina Menzel and her sister author and educator Cara Mentzel will serve as honorary chairs.

How to Win:

ALA’s #GetLibraryCarded contest

It’s the most powerful tool in your wallet – show it off! Share a photo of yourself with your library card for the chance to win $100!

Post to Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag #GetLibraryCarded. Entries can also be submitted by posting as a comment or wall post on the I Love Libraries Facebook page. Be sure not to reveal any personal information on your library card and don’t forget to tag your library! The creator of one randomly-selected post will receive a $100 Visa gift and a poster of choice from ALA Graphics. Three second-place winners will receive their poster of choice from ALA Graphics.

The #GetLibraryCarded promotion begins Thursday, September 1, at noon CT and ends Friday, September 23, at noon CT. All library lovers and librarians are encouraged to participate. The promotion is open to residents of the United States, Washington, D.C., and U.S. Territories. Employees of the American Library Association are not eligible to participate.


EPL’s Prize Raffles

Complete one or more of the below actions from September 1 to September 30 to earn raffle tickets toward your choice of prizes. Tickets must be earned and entered before 5 PM Friday September 30.

Bring a friend to the library (no card needed) = 1 ticket

Attend a library program during September including scavenger hunt (no card needed) = 1 ticket

Visit the library table at Macungie Farmer’s Market (9/1) or Emmaus Heritage Fest (9/17) = 1 ticket

Sign up online for a new card = 5 tickets

Renew a current LCLC card = 1 ticket

Renew an expired card over 1 year = 2 tickets

Renew an expired card over 3 years = 3 tickets

Place an LCLC item on hold & pick it up = 1 ticket

The Prizes: 2 Lift Tickets to Bear Creek Mountain Resort; 2 Guest Day Passes to Longwood Gardens; $50 Barnes & Noble gift card. EPL Winners will be announced Monday 10/3.