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Theological Libraries Month Contest


Join us for the TLM Book Spine Poetry contest. This is a great way to celebrate TLM with your students at your library.

Encourage students and/or patrons to create poetry using the titles of books from the library and snap a photo. Post the photo to Twitter or Facebook using #TLM2018. Be sure to tag @yourATLA on Twitter or our tag us on Facebook so you can be entered into the contest.

We will be reposting our favorite photos throughout the month of October. Four winners will be chosen and showcased in the ATLA Newsletter and will receive a $25 digital Amazon gift card.

All photos must be posted by midnight (CDT) on October 31. Winners will be announced in November. 

Official Rules & Regulations   

1. All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. CDT on Oct. 31, 2018. 

2. Participants will create poetry using the titles of books from the library and post a photo on either Twitter or Facebook. Participants are encouraged to be as creative as they want! Use the hashtag #TLM2018 to be entered into the contest.

If you do not have access to Twitter or Facebook, please e-mail with your contest entry.  

Multiple entries are encouraged. 

3. Winner Selection: Starting on November 1, 2018, winners will be chosen at random using 

4. Prize: Four winners will receive a $25 digital Amazon gift card.

5. Eligibility: Contest is open to anyone. 

6. Contestants hereby agree to submit their entries under the following terms and conditions: (i) that ATLA may use any ideas, concepts, material, in whole or in part, contained in an entry (ii) that no entry or any part thereof infringes any trademark or copyright or otherwise violates anyone’s right of privacy or publicity; and (iii) Entrants indemnify and hold harmless ATLA from any claims, suits, losses, damages and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) that arise from any breach of the following conditions.  

Notwithstanding the foregoing, entrants agree that their entry may be used by ATLA in whole or in part for any purpose whatsoever without compensation to non-prize winner entrants or without additional compensation to the winning entrants. 

7. No purchase is necessary to enter.