Library runs Name the Whale contest

Children are invited to be creative and name VIRL's orca mascot

Vancouver Island Regional Library is excited to announce the Name the Whale Contest! In celebration of the Library’s newest staff member, an orca mascot who starts full-time this July, VIRL is inviting kids to get creative and send in their suggested names!

The contest runs from the beginning of July to August 16th and is open to children ages 6-12 years old. Kids can enter the contest by filling out a contest entry form and handing it in at any local Vancouver Island Regional Library branch. Contest forms are available at any VIRL branch. Multiple entries are welcomed!

The winner will receive a special prize and certificate, announced in September.

 

Details:

Contest runs from July 4 to August 16.

Open to children age 6-12 years.

Children enter contest by filling out contest entry form and handing it in at their local library branch.

A parent’s signature is required for entry into the contest.

The Children’s Services Committee will choose the winner/winning name.

Winner will receive a special prize and certificate.

Winner will be announced in September.

For more information about the Name the Whale Contest, or for a downloadable entry form, visit us at virl.bc.ca/contests!

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