Thank you for participating!

The 2019 Winter Reading Challenge has ended. Winners of prize drawings will be notified via phone or email. And coming soon...Summer Reading Challenge for all ages.

How It Works

December 16, 2019 - February 15, 2020 - Challenge yourself to a winter of reading and earn prizes along the way. For all ages.

Register

Starting December 16, register in person or online.  

Then stop by for a free cookie and hot beverage from the library's Coffee Service. (In addition, ages 18+ receive a free travel mug. While supplies last.) 

Complete an Activity Card

Choose from a variety of suggested activities, from reading together with a friend to writing a 3-sentence story.

Earn Prizes

Ages 0-18 - Complete a row of 5 activities to earn a book.

Ages 18+ - Complete a row of 5 activities for a chance at weekly and grand prize drawings. Prizes include gift cards to area restaurants and stores.

More Information

Questions? Contact us.

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Events & Classes (Reading Program)

September 29

9:30am - 10am
Baby Storytime (Livestream)

Baby Storytime (Livestream)

0-24 months

September 29

10am - 11am
Morning Book Club (Online Meeting)

Morning Book Club (Online Meeting)

18 + up

September 29

7pm - 8:30pm
CANCELLED - Medicare Made Clear (Webinar)

CANCELLED - Medicare Made Clear (Webinar)

General Audience

September 30

School Deliveries: First Day to Reserve

School Deliveries: First Day to Reserve

General Audience

September 30

9:30am - 10am
Toddler Storytime (Livestream)

Toddler Storytime (Livestream)

2-3 years

October 1

Hilda the Dragon Arrives Today!

Hilda the Dragon Arrives Today!

Family

October 1

Kids & Pets Costume Contest: Accepting Submissions

Kids & Pets Costume Contest: Accepting Submissions

Family, General Audience

October 1

9:30am - 10am
Preschool Storytime (Livestream)

Preschool Storytime (Livestream)

3-5 years

October 1

6:30pm - 7:45pm
Exploring AntiRacism and Social Justice Through Poetry (Virtual)

Exploring AntiRacism and Social Justice Through Poetry (Virtual)

General Audience

October 1

7pm - 8:30pm
Salt in My Soul (Webinar)

Salt in My Soul (Webinar)

General Audience

October 3

2pm - 3pm
How to Talk about Race with Your Kids - or Anyone! (Webinar)

How to Talk about Race with Your Kids - or Anyone! (Webinar)

General Audience

October 5

School Deliveries: First Day of Deliveries

School Deliveries: First Day of Deliveries

General Audience

October 6

12am - 12am
Get Ready for Kindergarten (Free Activities to Download)

Get Ready for Kindergarten (Free Activities to Download)

18 + up

October 6

9:30am - 10am
Baby Storytime (Livestream)

Baby Storytime (Livestream)

0-24 months

October 6

5pm - 7:30pm
Legal Advice Clinic (By Phone)

Legal Advice Clinic (By Phone)

18 + up

October 7

9:30am - 10am
Toddler Storytime (Livestream)

Toddler Storytime (Livestream)

2-3 years

October 7

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Graphic Novel Book Club : The Tea Dragon Society (Online Meeting)

Graphic Novel Book Club : The Tea Dragon Society (Online Meeting)

8-11 years

October 7

6:30pm - 8pm
Writing Noir in Columbus (Webinar)

Writing Noir in Columbus (Webinar)

18 + up

October 8

9:30am - 10am
Preschool Storytime (Livestream)

Preschool Storytime (Livestream)

3-5 years

October 8

6:30pm - 8pm
The Forgotten Victoria: Author Visit with Clare McHugh (Webinar)

The Forgotten Victoria: Author Visit with Clare McHugh (Webinar)

General Audience

What We're Reading What We're Reading

Fast Girls: A Novel of the 1936 Women's Olympic Team - Elise Hooper

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Fast Girls: A Novel of the 1936 Women's Olympic Team

Elise Hooper
The Happy Day - Ruth Krauss

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The Happy Day

Ruth Krauss
The Last Bathing Beauty - Amy Sue Nathan

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The Last Bathing Beauty

Amy Sue Nathan
Our Time Is Now: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America - Stacey Abrams

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Our Time Is Now: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America

Stacey Abrams
The Black Flamingo - Dean Atta

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The Black Flamingo

Dean Atta
Miles Morales: Spider-Man - Jason Reynolds

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Miles Morales: Spider-Man

Jason Reynolds
The Case of the Reincarnated Client (Vish Puri, #5) - Tarquin Hall

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The Case of the Reincarnated Client (Vish Puri, #5)

Tarquin Hall
This Is Your Brain on Food: An Indispensable Guide to the Surprising Foods that Fight Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, OCD, ADHD, and More - Uma Naidoo

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This Is Your Brain on Food: An Indispensable Guide to the Surprising Foods that Fight Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, OCD, ADHD, and More

Uma Naidoo
Most People - Michael Leannah

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Most People

Michael Leannah
The Kindness Book - Todd Parr

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The Kindness Book

Todd Parr
Searching for Sylvie Lee - Jean Kwok

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Searching for Sylvie Lee

Jean Kwok
The World Without Us - Alan Weisman

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The World Without Us

Alan Weisman
The Disappearing Spoon: Young Readers Edition - Sam Kean

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The Disappearing Spoon: Young Readers Edition

Sam Kean
This Lovely City - Louise  Hare

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This Lovely City

Louise Hare
Snug: A Collection of Comics about Dating Your Best Friend - Catana Chetwynd

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Snug: A Collection of Comics about Dating Your Best Friend

Catana Chetwynd
The Red Lotus - Chris Bohjalian

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The Red Lotus

Chris Bohjalian
In Pursuit of Inspiration: Trust Your Instincts and Make More Art (Creativity Exercises, Art Book for Artists Techniques) - Rae Dunn

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In Pursuit of Inspiration: Trust Your Instincts and Make More Art (Creativity Exercises, Art Book for Artists Techniques)

Rae Dunn
Master Class - Christina Dalcher

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Master Class

Christina Dalcher
The Case of the Cryptic Crinoline (Enola Holmes, #5) - Nancy Springer

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The Case of the Cryptic Crinoline (Enola Holmes, #5)

Nancy Springer
Well-Behaved Indian Women - Saumya Dave

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Well-Behaved Indian Women

Saumya Dave
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