Competitions are held regularly throughout the year.
Some winning entries (and solutions if relevant) will be posted here.
Kids Christmas Cookie Bake Off: Entries due 15 December.
Cambridge: Vienna, Atlantis, Evelyn, R-D family.
Te Awamutu: Zeppelin, Annelise, Krysten.
1st place and winner of both a Carole Hughes original artwork produced especially for this competition and a paperplus voucher sponsored by Cambridge Primary School – from St Peter’s Catholic School Cambridge Valentina Di Maio.
2nd place and winner of a paperplus voucher sponsored by Waipā District Libraries also from St Peter’s Catholic School – Lizzy Mathers
3rd Place and winner of a paper plus voucher sponsored by Waipā District Libraries – Tom Walmsley – Cambridge east primary school
Highly Commended awards – Sage McLaughlin Hautapu Primary; Rose Hobbs St Peters School Cambridge; Lucy Claydon St Peters School Cambridge; Amy Webb Homeschool Te Awamutu; Amelia Freyberg St Peters School Cambridge.
Commended awards - Talay Edwards St Peters School Cambridge; Nia Naidoo Cambridge Primary School; Sanjana Singh St Peters School; Kate Sheehan St Peters School; Lulu Hull St Peters School; Molly Scott St Peters School; Maija Forsman Cambridge Primary School; Antara Agrawal Cambridge Primary; Jessica Gu & Delaney Wallace Cambridge Primary; Lachlan Veltman Cambridge Primary; Madeleine Clearwater Cambridge Primary; Matthew Walmsley St Peters School.
Winners: Helen P and Julie P and merit award winners, Taryn and Valerie.
All entries poetry compilation: Click here.
Cambridge: Barbara H, Lucas C, Laura D
Te Awamutu: Bridget P, Chester W, Olivia C
Adult / 1st – Olivia S;
13-18 / 1st Annabelle M;
9-12 / 1st Sophia M / 2nd Amy W
5-8 / 1st Millie B/ 2nd equal Leina K and Nina K / 3rd Remy S
Voucher winners: Charlotte B, Amy M, Nora W, Zara K.
Cambridge - J + L Wilson (1st), Smith Family (2nd), Summer S (3rd)
Te Awamutu - Corey P (1st), Niki B (2nd), Luis F (3rd)
Bag designs: Laura K, Valentina D
Card designs: Drew D, Valentina D
3-17 March: Cambridge Keith W; Te Awamutu Amy W.
1-28 February: Winner - Vicky Barnes.
Submit an image of yourself and your award winning designed cookie and you could win a Christmas Prize Pack: Winners:- Kelly (Cambridge), Mackenzie (Te Awamutu).
Attend one of the Christmas Craft Drop in Sessions and go in the draw to win a hamper of books: Winners - Blackett family (TA).
Submit an artwork in either A4 or A3 format of your favourite Halloween book or movie character (due Monday 31 October).
Winners: Summer and Bella (Cambridge), Johannes and Rory (Te Awamutu).
All entries available here to view: click here.
Submissions due 7 September. Certificates awarded on 15 September.
Completed 19 August.
Voucher winners: Vicki L, Barbara H, Izzy S, Elsie W, Fiona C, Janice H, Molly S.
National Poetry Day - Friday 26 August.
To view entries, click here.
The given words were:
Earth | Place | Tree | Beautiful | Rainbow | Clouds
Winners: Dawn M, Gail E.
Commendations: Kate M, James M.
Cambridge Library 150 years drawing competition.
Submit an anti-bullying t-shirt design for Pink Shirt Day (front only).
The winning design from each library will be made into a printed t-shirt for each winner!
Image gallery: click here.
Open to all ages. Creations may be flat or freestanding and any size.
Congratulations to our voucher winners: Anita H, Emily Mc, Kwanjira E, Corey P, Nathaniel S and Luis F.
Librarian's choice prizes were also awarded to Olive & Leah M, Glenda B, Jamie and Luis F, Joshua G, Jasper S and Danica B.
Parks Week Pages in Parks Scavenger Hunt! Follow the clues and fill in the entry form. Winners Charlotte (CB) and Kendyl (TA).
Tune in to the tutorial at 4pm every third Thursday, submit your image via email and be in the draw to win.
Send in any of your virtual lego club creations from each week and go in the prize draw to win at the end of term. Term 1 winner, Henry, Age 8.
Win a KOBO eReader as part of our Heritage Photo Search: click here.
Win a book and DVD voucher combination by entering our Heritage Digital Scavenger Hunt: click here.
Congratulations to children in Cambridge and Te Awamutu who submitted their decorated cookies for our competition.
Our winners drawn at random are:
Cambridge: Mason W
Te Awamutu: Jamie F.
For cookie recipe ideas click here.
Our entrants all received a library goodie bag.
Tune in to the tutorial at 4pm Thursday 25 November 2021: or click here.
Tune in to the tutorial at 4pm Thursday 11 November 2021: details here.
Send in any of your virtual lego club creations from each week and go in the prize draw to win at the end of term: details here.
Take a photo which represents spring in Waipā! Congratulations to sisters Ruby and Amy. Runners up Ava and Fern. For a link to images, click here.
Win a copy of Māori made easy by Scotty Morrison through Socrative. Winner Monique Wiles.
Win a Waipā District Libraries goodie bag. Ages 5-12 only living in the Waipā District.
This competition is now closed. The winner, drawn at random, was Mila.
You can still download the colouring in page here: Colouring in Competition (PDF). Designed by staff member Richard Lemmens.
This competition is now closed.
For the slideshow presentation: click here.
Win a family pass to Hamilton Zoo. Winners: Kara-Potter Family, Lattins Family, Kliskey Family.
Templates for 5-7 years, 8-9 years and 10-12 years: Download here
11-12 years: Mathew's story
8-10 years: Holly's Story
Winning entry (by Monique):
Winning entry (by Debbie):
Please email us for solutions.
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Posted on 16 November 2023
Kids, embark on a reading journey this Summer! This December to January, we are thrilled to present Waipā District Libraries reading programme for the holidays, Kids' Summer Reading Fest, a celebration of words, stories, and the joy of getting lost in the magic of books.Read on