Want to win a new laptop or tablet? Your local Monarch library and Monarch Library System have an exciting opportunity for you to do just that! Enter the ‘Let’s Go Back 2 School Giveaway’ for your chance to win.

Let’s Go Back 2 School Giveaway

Now through September 21st, 2022, library users ages 12 and up that enroll for a free online course with a current library card will be entered in a drawing for 1 of 3 great prizes. The prizes include a Lenovo –IdeaPad 3, 15” Touch Screen Laptop (8GB Memory –256GB SSD), a Lenovo Windows Duet 3i – 10.3” Touch Screen Tablet with Keyboard (4GB Memory – 128GB eMMC), and a Samsung – Galaxy Tab A7 Lite 8.7” (64 GB with Wi-Fi).

Are you eligible to participate? Here’s our giveaway guidelines:

  • Participants must be a current library card holder at a Monarch Library. If you do not have a Monarch library card, go to your local library or visit GetYourLibraryCard.org
  • Participants must be age 12+ to enter. If you are one of our winners and are 12-17, we will need to verify that your parent/guardian gives you permission to collect your prize.
  • Participants must have current contact information in your library account. Visit your local library to update your information.

Here’s how to enter the giveaway:

  • Enroll in a free course with your library card: https://education.gale.com/l-monarchls/
  • Select a course start date of August 17, 2022, or September 14, 2022
  • Within one week of the course start date, enter your classroom and show activity (minimum of 2 hours) in your ‘Learning Path’.
  • Once you have completed these steps, you will be automatically entered in the giveaway!

If you are one of our lucky winners:

  • A staff member from Monarch Library System will contact you using the contact information in your library account.
  • 1st winner will have a choice from the 3 prizes
  • 2nd winner will choose from the 2 prizes left
  • 3rd winner will receive the remaining prize
  • If we are unable to reach you, we will move on to the next winner.

What kind of classes are available and how does it work? The online classes are provided through Gale Courses and there are 365+ courses to choose from! The class categories include:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business
  • Computer Applications
  • Design and Composition
  • Healthcare and Medical
  • Language and Arts
  • Law and Legal
  • Personal Development
  • Teaching and Education
  • Technology
  • Writing and Publishing

A new session of each course opens each month, allowing you to enroll whenever your busy schedule permits! Once a session starts, two lessons will be released each week, for the six-week duration of your course. At the end of the course, you will have 2 weeks to complete the final and finish any remaining lessons in your course. If you are unable to complete the course, you can re-enroll to try again in an upcoming session! Search for a course to take and get entered into the giveaway: https://education.gale.com/l-monarchls/

Enjoy heading ‘Back 2 School’ with these free online classes with your library card! Good luck at being one of our 3 lucky winners! Winners will be notified by September 30, 2022.