2020 Reading Challenge: Read a Book Made into a Movie or TV Show

In 2020, OPL invites patrons to take part in the reading challenge! For each challenge, OPL offers suggestions for titles to read or listen to. As you’re working through the challenge, feel free to tag @omahalibrary on Twitter, opens a new window, Instagram, opens a new window or Facebook, opens a new window to let us know which read you picked up this month!

‘Tis the season to hole up and binge on shows and films, but this year, OPL challenges you to read a book that’s been made into a movie or TV show.

With so many adaptations for both the big and small screen, you are bound to find something that appeals to you! Are you someone who loves to chat in the breakroom about popular, buzz-worthy films and programs? Then why not appear even more in the know and read one of these recently adapted books:

Or maybe you prefer to look back and choose a beloved classic like:

Of course, there’s nothing like immersing yourself into other worlds whether they be dystopian, sci-fi/fantasy, or at a different time in history. If you’re looking for this kind of escape, you can’t miss reading:

For those who enjoy realistic settings and nonfiction, there are plenty of great options for you, too:

If romance is your thing, perhaps you could pick up:

Or if you love the sudden rush that comes with reading thrillers, you simply must read:

Please remember that if you are not someone who thinks they have time to sit down and read an entire book, OPL has audiobook options, opens a new window for those who spend any time commuting in their car, cleaning their house, exercising, or walking their dog. And no, audiobooks are not cheating! In fact, you may have seen that we have a reading challenge this year devoted to listening to an audiobook, opens a new window

If you’re still looking for ideas, take a look at this list, opens a new window that includes these suggestions and more titles, or feel free to stop by your local branch for suggestions or request a custom reading list, opens a new window for more options. 

Starting April 1, 2020, once you complete the 2020 Reading Challenge, enter your reading log online or turn in your completed tracking sheet at your nearest OPL branch and pick up your button prize for completion. All submissions will be entered into a drawing for some fun literary-themed merchandise! All completed tracking sheets or online challenge form entries must be received by December 31, 2020, to be entered into the prize drawing.