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Adult Reading Challenge

Thu, June 1Thu, August 31 | OPEN HOURS

Summer Reading Challenge 2023

It’s time for Summer Edition of the Adult Reading Challenge! Bookmarks with 10 reading prompts are available to pick up at any branch. Read a book of your choice for at least 3 of the 10 prompts to earn a prize. Prizes are enamel pins (design shown above), one for each season. Winter and Spring prize pins are still available. When you’ve read 3 (or more!) books from the challenge, there are two ways to claim your prize:
1. Fill out the bookmark with your name the books you’ve read. Bring it in to any branch and trade it in for your prize.
2. Fill out the online form at Then, come into any branch to claim your prize. If you need inspiration, visit for suggested reading lists

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Thu, June 1
Thu, August 31
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