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Adult Reading Challenge

Thu, December 1, 2022Tue, February 28, 2023 | OPEN HOURS

graphic of a cardigan sweater reading a book with the text Adult Reading Challenge Winter

Join us for the first season of the Adult Reading Challenge! Bookmarks with 10 reading prompts will be available at all KPL locations. Or, download and print a bookmark here. Read a book of your choice for 3 of the 10 prompts listed below to earn a prize. After you’ve read three or more books from the challenge, claim your prize by:

1. Fill out your bookmark and bring it to any branch and trade it in for your prize.

2. Fill out the online form then come into any branch to claim your prize. If you need inspiration, visit kpl.gov for suggested reading lists.

Each season (Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall) you complete your reading challenge, you will receive a custom pin! Collect all four unique designs and show them off for bragging rights!

Reading Prompts

  1. A book from a genre you normally don’t read
  2. A book by an LGBTQIA+ author
  3. A book that may change the way you view the world
  4. A book you always intended to read but never got around to it
  5. A hopeful book
  6. A book with a Neurodivergent main character
  7. A book with an animal on the cover 
  8. A book by an author with the same first or last name as you
  9. A book with a title that includes snow, ice, or winter
  10. A Science Fiction or Fantasy book by a BIPOC author

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Thu, December 1
Tue, February 28, 2023
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