2019 Reading Challenge for Adults

Have you made your read-a-lution yet? C.H. Booth is here to help!

Read broadly. Read widely. Read for fun. This is the year to make it happen!

May’s Theme: Whodunnits & Heists

The Reward: Exclusive Library USB Drive

The Challenge: Put your sleuthing hat on and get into a mystery, a heist, a story about a missing person, or some true crime.

Need some ideas? Click here for a list of suggested titles.

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April’s Theme: Chapter & Verse

The Reward: Composition Book & Library Bookmark

The Challenge: Read a book of poems, a novel in written in verse, something lyrical.

Need some ideas? Click here for a list of suggested titles.

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March’s Theme: “March Madness: Sports, Athletes, Competition”

The Reward: A Mini Revive-Me Kit*

The Challenge: Read a book about sports, athletes, or competitions. Try an unusual sport, or a work of fiction with an athlete hero or author.

Need some ideas? Click here for a list of suggested titles.

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February’s Theme: “Relationships”

The Reward: A #SayHiToCy Keep-In-Touch Kit*

The Challenge: Read or listen to a book that explores relationships, whether that means family, friendships, romance, nature and the world around us, or something else.

Need some ideas? Click here for a list of suggested titles.

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January’s Theme: “As Told By…”

The Reward: A Library Tote Bag!*

The Challenge: Read or listen to a biography, memoir, or collection of personal essays. This month’s list includes many quick reads, visual format biographies, and fun celebrity memoirs.

Need some ideas? Click here for a list of suggested titles.

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Want to get in on the challenge? Earn monthly rewards for participating, with a chance to win a grand prize at the end.

Each month will focus on a different theme or genre. Stumped or feeling hesitant? Let us ease you in. Library staff have curated lists of suggested titles for each month’s theme. Already have a title in mind? No problem – choose any book that fits the theme to participate. Read or listen to your book in the format you prefer: regular print or large print, audiobooks, e-books are all eligible!

Log your book for the month’s theme, and visit us to get your log stamped and claim your reward.*

Join us and make 2019 your best year of reading ever!

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*While supplies last. Substitutions may be necessary.