LEARN LOCALLY – FEED GLOBALLY

with the Libraries’ FREERICE.COM  CONTEST:

April 23 through May 5  

 

freericelogo2Work on your vocabulary, geography, biology, etc, on the FREERICE.COM website and for each answer you get right, FreeRice will donate 10 grains of rice through the UN World Food Program to help end hunger.  B&N gift card prizes for Cumulative and Common Hour winners

 

TWO WAYS TO PLAY! 

CUMULATIVE POINT CONTEST:  Between 4/23 and 5/5, play the online version on your computer.  To be sure you get credit for accumulated points, be sure to set the options on your machine:

 

1) Go to http://www.FreeRice.com

2) Click on OPTIONS

3) Select “remember my personal rice donation…”

4) Click “Set Options”.  And PLAY!

 

To qualify for the prize: On May 5th, email the organizers with your point total and include a “screenshot” of your  computer screen — with the date and score showing.   Highest cumulative score will win a B&N gift card.

 

COMMON HOUR CONTEST:  MAY 5, 2009

Compete live during a common hour contest on MAY 5th in the Queens Library, room 307.   Register with contest organizers* by May 4th to make sure we have enough computers/room available to play.  Let us know if you are playing alone or as part of a team.   Highest scores will win a B&N gift card.

 

Register with contest organizers by email  Caroline Fuchs at fuchsc@stjohns.edu   or Kathryn G. Shaughnessy at shaughnk@stjohns.edu  or through the Libraries’ FB Event page   

 

 “Cumulative” and “Common Hour” Winners announced 5/6 on the Library Blog.

 

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