Between January and December 2017, the Toplița „George Sbârcea” Town Library organises a photo contest, entitled „Don´t hasten the pace”, on the Library´s Facebook page. Thus, the competitors must upload 5 relevant photos of their locality on the Town Library´s Facebook page, tag #nugrabipasul, but also on their Facebook page, with the same tag, inviting their friends to like them. The most beautiful 20 photos will be published in the topLITERA magazine. The most beautiful 5 photos will be awarded by the care of the magazine´s sponsors, and at the end of the year there will be an exhibition of all the posted photos.
Between March and September 2017, Cluj County Council, „Octavian Goga” Cluj County Library and A.N.B.P.R. organise a new „Battle of the books” reading contest. Children aged 11 to 13, teenagers aged 14 to 18 and adults may enrol. Enrolment is done at all sections and subsidiaries, throughout the duration of the contest. Children have the possibility to read in Romanian and English, teenagers – in Romanian, Hungarian and English, and the adults – in Romanian. For the Romanian respectively Hungarian sections, 10 titles are proposed for reading, and for the English sections – 5 titles. The entrance permit to the library is obligatory. All the 10 books in contest must be read until September 2017. A reading sheet will be handed when enrolling, where one may write down their impressions on the book. When returning the book one has read, one will receive a Reading notebook, where he will give 1 to 5 points for each book he read (1 point for a minimum score, 5 points for a maximum score). Teenagers may choose the digital format of the Reading sheet. The final will take place in October. The finalists´ list will be announced 20 days before the event. The finalists (the participants who go through all the 10 titles) will be invited to the library, where they will be explained how the finale will take place. The finalists may be accompanied by supporters: classmates, teachers, parents. The finale will include: the Convince me to read! debate, where the participants will argue for their favourite book; a contest on the read books; judging and the award ceremony. The participant who will argue best his favourite book and who will answer the best to the questions will become the Reader of the year. The most requested and highest score book will become the Book of the year. Other awards: Best reading sheet, Best pleading. The contest´s results will be promoted in the media and on line. For the adults, the Battle of the books will be in the form of a reading club, with regular meetings where they will discuss the titles proposed for reading, and in the end they vote the Book of the year.
Enrolment: Children´s section: firstname.lastname@example.org (books in Romanian)
Teenagers´ section: email@example.com (books in Romanian and Hungarian)
Adult section: adulți@bjc.ro (books in Romanian)
American Corner: firstname.lastname@example.org (for children and teenagers, books in English)
The list of books: http://www.bjc.ro/new/files/acasa/lista_titlurilor.pdf;
Every week, from Tuesday till Friday between 8 and 12 AM, you may visit the Communal Museum from Tulgheș.
Every Thursday, at the Commune Museum of Tulgheș a sitting evening for the children will take place.
Between the 17th and the 20th of July 2017, „The Miron Cristea Days”, the 20th edition will take place in Toplița. Organisers: Toplița Cultural Centre, the „Miron Cristea” Cultural Foundation and the „George Sbârcea” Town Library from Toplița. The programme:
On Monday, the 17th of July 2017, from 5 PM, the festive opening at „George Sbârcea” Town Library from Toplița. Professors I. Agrigoroaiei, Al. Poțeanu, V. Tărâțeanu, Fl. Bengean and I. Morar will give plenary speeches. Then, from 6:30 PM book releases and presentations will be made.
On Tuesday, 18 of July 2017, from 9 AM there will be a memorial service at „Sf. Eli” Monastery from Toplița. At „George Sbârcea” Town Library the Scientific communications international session entitled „National history, Romanian culture and civilization, ancient faith” will open from 10:30 AM, followed by a memorial service at Patriarch Miron Cristea´s statue from the Central Park. Then from 5:30 PM the Scientific communications session will continue at „George Sbârcea” Town Library.
On Wednesday, the 19th of July 2017, from 9 AM, the plastic art, glass and wood painted icons exhibit will take place, and from 11 AM a documentary visit will be made to Bilbor commune.
On Thursday the 20th of July 2017, from 9 AM the Divine Liturgy will be officiated on the occasion of celebrating the Holy Patron of „St. Eli” Monastery, and from 1 PM, at „George Sbârcea” Town Library, the last debates, suggestions, conclusions on the event will take place, as well as the closing of events.
On the 18th and the 20th of July 2017 the „Book street” event will take place, organised by the Toplița „George Sbârcea” Town Library for the children, in Toplița Central Park, between 10 and 12 o´clock.
On Wednesday, the 19th of July 2017, the weekly fair in Sărmaș will take place at the Food market.
On Thursday, the 20th of July 2017, the weekly fair in Subcetate will take place at the Food market.
Between the 21st and the 23rd of July 2017 the Toplița Days will take place. Organisers: The Local Council, Toplița Town Hall and „Miron Cristea” Cultural Foundation. The programme:
On Friday, the 21st of July 2017 – The „Rapsodia Călimanilor” Professional Folkloric Ensemble, Livia Harpa, Carmen Antal Cujbă, Ciprian Ilie, Alexandru Oltean, Dragomir Raita, Florin Bota, Ovidiu Barteș and the „Flori Toplițene” Folkloric Group.
On Saturday, the 22nd of July 2017 – Fly Project, Ami, One More Minute, Dinu Olărașu, Wi-fi.
On Sunday, the 23rd of July 2017 – Mandinga, Nicole Cherry, Ionică Moroșanu, Arpad Domokos, Sidonia Prodan & Band.
Between the 21st and the 23rd of July 2017, on the occasion of Toplița Days the Toplița Days Football Cup will take place at „Mureșul” Stadium from Toplița. There will be 22 teams who will play 50 matches, namely groups 2003, 2005, 2008 and 2009. Guests: Ardeal BN Bistrița, Ahletic Kids Gurghiu, Avântul Reghin, FC Bistrița, Kinder Târgu Mureș, LPS Bacău, LPS Bistrița, Minerul Bălan, Viitorul Gheorgheni. Organisers: Toplița Local Council and PROMureșul Toplița.
On Sunday, the 23rd of July 2017, from 6 PM, a musical show will take place in Borsec. Guests: Fazakas Csaba, Nagy Nándor and Szabó Katalin.
On Sunday, the 23rd of July 2017, the weekly fair in Bilbor will take place at the Food market.