Contest Rules for March Break Teen Contest

March Break at the library, photos of teens doing activities at the library
This March Break at the library you can get hands-on and learn a new skill in a teen workshop, borrow a curated book bundle and enter to win a fantastic book gift pack in branch. Details below.

Contest Rules


  • The contest is open to all residents of the City of Toronto age 13 to 17 years, except Toronto Public Library Board members, officers and employees of the Toronto Public Library, Toronto Public Library Foundation and members of those individuals' families and their cohabitants.
  • Winners will be required to present identification when claiming their prize.
  • Limit of one ballot per person per library branch.
  • Ballots are only accepted in person at a participating library branch.
  • Entering a contest signifies your acceptance of these rules.

Entry Period

  • Ballots will be accepted from March 11 to March 19. Ask staff for a ballot to enter at a participating library branch.


  • Prizes are as described in contest promotion. Each prize must be accepted as awarded. No cash alternatives, substitution or transfers of the survey prize will be allowed.
  • Odds of winning depend on the number of qualified entries received. Each entrant is eligible to win only one prize.
  • The prize winners will be contacted via phone or email.
  • Winner selections are final and the Toronto Public Library will not be contacting contest entrants who do not win prizes.

Privacy and Personal Information

  • Each entrant will be required to provide Toronto Public Library with their name, and telephone number or email address for the sole purpose of contest administration.

General Rules

  • Toronto Public Library is not responsible for lost, misdirected, misplaced, illegible, unintelligible, incomplete or late entries
  • Toronto Public Library reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel or suspend all or any portion of contests without notice for any reason whatsoever, without any liability to you for any costs you may have incurred in respect to the contests.
  • Toronto Public Library is entitled to interpret these rules as required and its decision is final.
  • The contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations. These rules are subject to change without notice in order to comply with any applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws or the policy of any other entity having jurisdiction over contests.
  • Any and all disputes arising from contests will be resolved in the courts of the Province of Ontario and are subject to the laws of that Province.
  • Toronto Public Library reserves the right to substitute contest prizes with alternate prizes of equal or greater value.


Personal information submitted in relation to this contest is collected under the authority of the Public Libraries Act, s.20 (d) and will be used to administer contests. Questions about the collection or management of personal information should be directed to the Privacy & Records Management Officer, Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M4W 2G8, 416-395-5658.

March 2023