2020 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!

June’s Theme: Adaptations

The Reward: TBA*

The Challenge:  We are living in a golden age of adaptations.  Whether you’ve seen a recent show or movie, and want to read the source material, or you will not see the adaptation before you read the book, here’s a list for you:

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May’s Theme: International Authors

The Reward: TBA*

The Challenge: No need to feel stuck at home when you have a book!

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April’s Theme: Children’s Books Adults Will Love

The Reward: TBA*

The Challenge: Revisit a childhood favorite or pick out something new written for young readers. Read any book written for children!

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March’s Theme: Read Visually

The Reward: Something to Doodle With*

The Challenge: Read anything with a visual component – graphic novels and beyond!

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February’s Theme: Presidential Reads

The Reward: A Way to Sign Your Proclamations on the Go*

The Challenge: In honor of February’s holidays, try a book about one of the U.S. presidents, their families, or life in the White House.

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January’s Theme: Armchair Traveling

The Reward: A Treat & A Way to Write Home*

The Challenge: Travel the world with a good book! Read about places you have always wanted to visit or a place that is close to your heart.

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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. You must visit the library to get your log stamped and to claim your reward. One monthly reward per reader, while supplies last. Worried about losing your log? Snap a picture of it!

Join us and make 2020 your best year of reading ever!

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*One monthly reward per reader, while supplies last. Substitutions may be necessary.


Previous Reading Challenges

Check out previous challenges for ideas on your next book – broaden your reading horizons!

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