Irving: Blind Date Book Contest, Ready Challenge
BLIND DATE WITH A BOOK CONTEST
For a chance to enter the Blind Date with a Book Contest, check out a book from the display at Valley Ranch Library, 401 Cimarron Trail, by Feb. 14. Blind dating with a book is a popular activity among libraries where a reader selects an adult fiction book masked with a wrapper containing clues as to its content.
The reader will not know which title they have selected until it is taken home for the “grand reveal.” Each book in the display contains a comment card which must be returned to the Valley Ranch Library by Feb. 28, to be entered into the drawing. The grand prize is a gift basket filled with books (valued at $300). The drawing takes place March 1. Participants do not need to be present to win. Limit three entries per person. Participants must possess a valid Irving Library card. For more information, call (972) 721-4669.
WINTER READING CHALLENGE: DELICIOUS READS
The Winter Reading Challenge continues through Feb. 28. All adult readers are encouraged to read five books of their choice and enter them into the library’s online service, READSquared, to redeem a custom recipe book and spatula. One prize per person, while supplies last. To sign up, visit Irving Library ReadSquared.
Get into the spirit of Delicious Reads at the following events for adults:
- 4:30 p.m. Feb. 5 | Cookie DecoratingEast Branch Library, 440 S. Nursery Road
- 2 p.m. Feb. 9 | Valentine’s TeaSouth Irving Library, 601 Schulze Drive
- 1 p.m. Feb. 15 | Winter Comfort in a JarWest Irving Library, 4444 W. Rochelle Road
- 4 p.m. Feb. 22 | Recipe ScrapbookingValley Ranch Library, 401 Cimarron Trail
For more information, call (972) 721-4612.