Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Want to win a a Kodak EasyShare C613 6.2 MP Digital Camera?

Laugh Out Loud YouTube™ Contest
Oshawa Public Libraries are offering teens an opportunity to join a Teen YouTube™ Video Contest that begins on July 2 (the first day of lol @ ur library summer reading), and will run until September 2. The theme of the video contest is “Laugh Out Loud @ Your Public Library”. To participate, teens must follow the contest rules*:
You must be 13-19 years old to enter. You must obtain Parent or Legal Guardian permission before entering and written Parent or Legal Guardian consent is required before entries are considered.
Upload your YouTube™ video entry to the Library Laughs Group at

Each Contest Entry must have the following:• Video will be between 1-5 minutes long. • Video will include laughter. • Somewhere in video you will include “Oshawa Public Libraries”• Video must be intended for family audience viewing and contain content that, in the opinion of the Oshawa Public Libraries, is suitable for all persons aged 13 years and older.
Teens are encouraged to contact Oshawa Public Libraries if they have questions about the contest. A Grand Prize Winner will be selected who will win a Kodak EasyShare C613 6.2 MP Digital Camera.

Winners: Judged by Oshawa Public Libraries Librarians, winner will be announced in the first week of September.

Other Stuff to Know
To be considered, your video may not contain content that is inappropriate.
People who are included in your video must have agreed to be filmed.
You must have filled out our application and signed a release form
You may not violate any library policies during the creation of your video.
Winners will be selected on how well they follow the rules and on how informative and entertaining their submission is. Decisions of the judges are final.

*Please contact: Tiffany Balducci, 905-579-6111 ext. 5238, for detailed rules and regulations.

Want to win an iPod Nano or other fun prizes?

lol @ ur library!
Teen Reading Program
July 2 – August 22

This summer teens can laugh out loud at all the fun we are going to have at the Oshawa Public Libraries. Just drop by any of our 4 branches between July 2 and August 22 for your game card. Check out books, CDs, magazines, and DVDs for game points. Gather more points by stopping by some of our awesome programmes, or by writing a review of your favourite book, movie, or music CD. There will be a weekly f2f book chat at each branch. You’ll get some great gifts along the way and have a chance to win an iPod Nano, tickets to Canada’s Wonderland, and more each time you complete a game card. Stop by any branch for more details on how you can join up and laugh out loud all summer.

f2f Book Chat: An open book chat for teens ages 12 – 18
BYOB (Bring Your Own Book) and tell us whether you loved it or hated it! Stay for exciting discussions, snacks, and more! Stop by any branch for more details on how you can join!

Teen Summer Reading Contests
Caption This!
Each library branch will have a photo on display that will need a caption. Submit what you think those pictured should be saying! Keep it clean, of course. The winning caption will be posted on the teen blog and will win a prize.