Reading Challenge 2019: That’s a Wrap!

As we head into December, we’re closing in to the end of our 2019 Reading Challenge. We hope you’ve enjoyed expanding your reading habits and selecting titles for this year’s 12 challenges!

You still have a few weeks to finish up your challenge and if you need any suggestions, be sure to ask your local library staff or submit a custom reading list request.

Reading Challenge entries are due by December 31, 2019, so be sure to fill out the online form or turn in your printed sheet to your local branch to be entered to win one of the following prize packs:

We are preparing for another challenge in 2020 that will offer you even more books to explore and hopefully help you find a new favorite book, author or genre. 

Starting in January, be sure to check our website for details. New for 2020, participants can stop in at their local branch in January 2020 to claim their very own Reading Challenge notebook, while supplies last. These small notebooks will include all the details of the challenge as well as reading suggestions and a place for participants to add their own personal notes or reviews of the books they read. 

A sheet in the back can be used to keep track of all the titles that can then torn out and handed in to a librarian starting April 1, 2020, for another chance at a literary-themed prize pack. Also new this year, each person who completes the challenge will receive a pinback button when they turn in their form or let a library staff member know that they completed the form online.  

Blogs and lists will be available on our website to offer suggestions for each challenge. While the title suggestions given will be geared toward adults, readers of all ages can participate. For suggestions for younger readers, stop in at your local branch or use the custom reading list form to get ideas. 

We hope you’ll take on the challenge with us in 2020 and keep us posted on what you’re reading by sharing on social media and tagging @omahalibrary on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.  

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