Ready, Set, Go Giveaway

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The Lucy Robbins Welles Library Board of Trustees
needs your support! 

The 2020 Newington 5K Challenge Road Race, our only fundraiser, is canceled yet we still have expenses. Your donation will support the library and extra expenses such as take home craft projects being offered at curb side pickup.

Are you READY to help?

We’re SET to GIVEAWAY over $1,000 in door prizes on October 5, 2020.
Average prize value is $25-$50.

Complete the form and select your entry level donation
 and submit it and you’re ready to GO.

About the Ready, Set, Go Giveaway: 
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Library Board of Trustees annual fundraiser, the Newlngton Library 5K Challenge Race was canceled. The Library Board of Trustees (a non-profit entity of the library) still needs your assistance to cover its modest 2020 expenses. In addition, we have a responsibility to acknowledge our race sponsors and dining partners for their contributions to support the library.

In lieu of a virtual running event, we are offering our supporters an opportunity to enter our Ready, Set, Go Giveaway. If you have been a race participant, you are familiar with our post-race raffle – we still have the prizes which we would like to share with you in exchange for your donation. Each donation will be be an entry or entries in the drawings for the chance to win one of these wonderful prizes. Your donation also supports the library and the community. 
To Participate in the Ready, Set, Go Giveaway:
Entries are no longer being accepted. Drawings will be held on October 5 and results
will be available at 5:00 p.m. from the library's website.
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Download Entry Form Here
              ready set go entry form

  • Fill out the form ( available online or can be downloaded )
  • Choose and entry level donation-
    $10 donation (1 entry)  $20 donation (2 entries)   $30 (5 entries)
    $50 donation (10 entries)
  • Each entry will be submitted into the door prize drawings. Door prizes include gift cards ranging in value from $25 - $50  donated by local businesses specifically for the Newington Library 5K Challenge Road Race or as part of the Dining Partner Program.
  • You can submit an entry form online from the button above or download the form and mail it to or drop it off at the library. 
  • Donation payments can be by credit card when done online. Cash and/or check donation entries can be dropped off in the book drop located on the front of the library building or mailed to the library. Please make checks payable to the Lucy Robbins Welles Library, Inc.
  • Each entrant will also be mailed a Dining Partner Ticket full of fabulous discounts at local restaurants and valid through December 2020 plus a coupon for a free sandwich at Chick-fil-A in Newington. (see Dining Partners below)
  • Winners will be called and gift cards will be mailed.

    Please call the library at 860-665-8700 or email us at with questions.