We’re kicking off the Subway Library campaign with a social media contest! The contest will run on Instagram and Twitter for 6 weeks from June 8th.

Social Media Contest Rules, Prizes, & Eligibility

Share photos of you and your friends with the Subway Library posters that are distributed throughout all underground stations, or with the one-of-a-kind wrapped Subway Library train that’s alternating on the E and F lines. Use the hashtag #SubwayLibrary and tag @TransitWireless to be automatically be entered to win one of these exclusive prizes:

  • One of three Amazon Kindle Voyages
  • New York Public Library canvas tote filled with $200 worth of merchandise from the Library Shop
  • One year NYPL Friends Membership
  • A private, behind-the-scenes tour of The New York Public Library at 42nd Street for you and four friends.

Two new winners will be selected every other Firday and notified on the social media platform on which they posted. Winning photos will be announced by @TransitWireless across all social media channels. Entrants are welcome to post more than once throughout the duration of the contest, and winners will be selected from a cumulative pool of entries.

Full terms and conditions of the contest are available here and through the Transit Wireless Wi-Fi portal.

Visit https://subwaylibrary.com/ to start reading on your mobile device today.

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SWEEPSTAKES DATES: The “Transit Wireless #SubwayLibrary Sweepstakes” (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:01 AM Eastern Time on June 6th and ends at 11:59 PM Eastern Time on July 20th (the “Promotion Period”). The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.

SPONSOR: Transit Wireless, 1350 Broadway, 3rd Floor, New York, New York 10018

TO ENTER: Snap a shot on the wrapped E or F subway line, use hashtag #SubwayLibrary, and tag @TWWiFi on Twitter or Instagram.

WINNER SELECTION: The winner(s) will be selected at random under the supervision of Transit Wireless every two weeks.  All participants are solely responsible for ensuring that they include along with their entry current and valid contact information through Twitter or Instagram.


  • Week two – 1 e-reader, 1 canvas tote with NYPL Shop merchandise
  • Week four – 1 e-reader, 1 Friends Membership to the NYPL
  • Week six – 1 e-reader, 1 Private behind the scenes tour of New York Public Library at 42nd Street

If a Prize winner fails to comply with all the conditions, restrictions, and limitations of these rules, as determined by Transit Wireless in its sole discretion, the Prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner selected by lottery.  All prizes are subject to availability and Transit Wireless reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value in its sole discretion.

ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States of America who are (18 years of age or older) as of the date of entry. Prize winners may be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability and Publicity Release within six (6) business days of attempted notification or the Prize winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner selected.  Anyone found to use multiple Twitter or Instagram accounts to enter will be ineligible.

DISCLAIMER: Transit Wireless is not responsible for lost, late, deleted, delayed, stolen, misdirected, incomplete or illegible entries, or other errors of any kind.  Prizes shall be awarded “as is, where is,” without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including without limitation any warranty of merchantability or suitability for a particular purpose, and acceptance of prizes shall constitute agreement by the winner to look solely to the manufacturer or other purveyor of the prize and the warranty provided by it, if any, should any defects in the prize exist or arise.  If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes does not operate as planned, whether due to computer viruses or bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures and/or any other causes beyond the control of Transit Wireless which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity and/or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Transit Wireless reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify and/or suspend the Sweepstakes.

RELEASE: By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Transit Wireless, which are binding on all matters pertaining to the Sweepstakes. By accepting a Prize, the winner agrees to release and hold Transit Wireless, its agents and affiliates, Twitter and Instagram harmless from and against any and all losses, damages, rights, claims, actions and liabilities of any kind in connection with this Sweepstakes or receipt or redemption of a Prize.  Winners assume all liability for any injury, death, or damage caused, or allegedly caused, by participating in the Sweepstakes or use or redemption of the Prizes.

WINNERS LIST: To obtain a copy of the Winner’s name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Transit Wireless, ATTN: Marketing Dept., 1350 Broadway, 3rd Floor, New York, New York 10018. Requests must be received no later than July 20, 2017, 11:59 PM EDT.

SWEEPSTAKES HOST: The Sweepstakes is hosted by Transit Wireless is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Twitter or Instagram.