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: email@example.com (books in Romanian)
Teenagers´ section: firstname.lastname@example.org (books in Romanian and Hungarian)
Adult section: adulți@bjc.ro (books in Romanian)
American Corner: email@example.com (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.
On Monday, the 8th of May 2017, from 5 PM, at the Community Centre from Toplița the „Voci de primăvară” concert will take place. Prof. Maria Cojocaru´s singing class, prof. Amalia Blănaru´s piano class and prof. Loránd Bodor´s violin class will be participating. Organisers: the pupils of the Art Populat School Toplița subsidiary and Toplița town through Toplița Community Centre. Free entrance.
On Tuesday, the 9th of May 2017, the „Lucian Blaga în literatură” book exhibition will take place at Toplița „George Sbârcea” Town Library.
On Wednesday, the 10th of May 2017, the weekly fair in Sărmaș will take place at the Food market.
On Thursday the 11th of May 2017, from 5 PM, you are invited to Toplița „George Sbârcea” Town Library where the book „Magia Pietrei” by Petru Tudoran will be released.
On Thursday, the 11th of May 2017, the weekly fair in Subcetate will take place at the Food market.
On Sunday, the 14th of May 2017, the weekly fair in Bilbor will take place at the Food market.