Celebrate National Library Week (April 14-20) by taking a photo that shows what you love about Belk Library. Take an Instagram snapshot capturing something you feel is special about our library and provide a single line caption conveying the idea.
This week, the Belk Library and Information Commons joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week, a time to highlight the value of libraries, librarians and library workers.
Entering the Belk Library Through My Eyes contest is easy!
- Take an awesome Belk Library photo
- Upload it to Instagram
- Tag it #BelkLibraryContest
The winning snapshot will win a $50.00 University Bookstore gift card.
Have fun and be creative! Show us a feature that you love or a part of the library that is special to you. Here are some ideas to get you going:
- Belk Library in the spring
- Get collaborative in a group study room
- Find the library’s best keep secrets
- Relax in the Fox Reading Room
- Go digital in the Digital Media Studio
- Find your inner child in the Instructional Materials Center
The public is encouraged to enter the Belk Library Through My Eyes contest often by tagging multiple Instragram photos with the hashtag #BelkLibraryContest. The snapshot can include a few words or a single line caption. The library’s public relations committee will choose the winning snapshot. The winner will receive a $50.00 University Bookstore gift card. The contest will officially end on Sunday, April 28th, 2013.
The contest winner will be notified via an Instagram comment from the Belk Library Instagram account . The winner must respond with their email address in order to be eligible to receive the book store gift certificate.
The photographs must obey all laws, including applicable copyright and privacy laws.
Like Your Favorite Photos!
The Instagram app allows you to “like” photos — go ahead and vote for your own photo or other photos you think are good by liking it in Instagram. The committee will take this into consideration when deciding on the winning photo.
What Is Instagram?
Instagram  is an application for mobile devices that allows you to take photos, add filters for special effects, and then upload your pics to a personal photo stream. It is available for free in the Apple App Store and Google Play store.