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The MCPL Blog: Contests

"Love in Six Words" story contest winners

February 16, 2015

We're happy to share with the public all of the entries submitted for our recent "Love in Six Words" contest. We received an amazing 141 entries from 91 writers! (Each participant could submit up to three entries.) Below are our top 5, as judged by a half-dozen library staff, and below that are all 141 entries. Thank you so much to all who submitted and start thinking for next year when we host this contest again! Winners: 1. "I Love You - For All Time" - Dave Anderson (Mr. Anderson included this explanation with his submission: “My wife has recently passed away and this is the phrase I mention when I'm thinking of her. When I saw your contest poster, that's the first words to come to mind - and then I...

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Announcing the $100 Gas Card Winner!

July 31, 2008

We’d like to thank everyone who used the Library Drive-Thru from July 21-25 for making our Grand Opening such a huge success! Over the course of the celebration, a record-setting 516 people made use of the Drive-Thru during regular business hours. The Library Drive-Thru is a service unique to MCPL and is unparalleled in our area. It is an excellent “express” option if you’re in a hurry, and is ideal for avoiding inclement weather or a busy parking lot. The Drive-Thru is especially convenient for our customers who are either elderly or disabled, as well as parents with small children. As part of our Grand Opening, Drive-Thru customers were invited to register to win a $100 gas card donated courtesy of...