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A Library card is *always* a winning ticket, but this fall elementary students could win a Nintendo Switch and secondary & post-secondary students could win a laptop - just for visiting their branch and using their card.

Keep earning chances to win!

Discover all the amazing ways you can save money by borrowing from your Library instead of buying!  Until October 27, earn a chance to win each time you visit a Library branch and…


Special thanks to Vince Mirabelli, Broker at REMAX First Choice Realty Ltd, for making these great prizes possible!⁠

Signing up is easy!

Bring a piece of ID (and a parent or guardian, if you’re 12 or under!) into a branch to fill out a Member Application or to renew your Card.  You’ll receive a ballot for signing up or renewing, and you can start borrowing right away to earn more.  

You can also sign up for an eServices Card online, and start using our online resources like eBooks and databases right away.  To upgrade an eServices card to a Full Service card and enter the contest, you'll still need to visit a branch with your ID.

Earn a new ballot every time you come into a branch and check out items until Friday, October 27.  Grand Prize Draws will be held on Friday, November 3rd.  

Fine Print

  • No purchase is necessary to win this contest, to enjoy Library programs or to save a ton of money by borrowing instead of buying.
  • Ballots must be fully completed to qualify.  
  • A single ballot will be issued for a new Card sign-up or a Card renewal.
  • Additional ballots will be earned each time physical items are checked out from our collection.  A single ballot will be issued regardless of the number of items checked out.  Participants may visit the Library as many times as they wish to check out items until October 27.

Calculate your savings!

Borrowing from your Library instead of buying can have a big impact on your bottom line.  

According to the Swiss Army Librarian's Library Use Calculator:

Borrowing, instead of buying, a single children's book a week means a savings of $884 USD a year.

Try the calculator yourself and make plans to save!