Join our 2019 Reading Challenge

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Welcome to the Toronto Public Library Reading Challenge for 2019. Want to read more? Try new authors and genres? Learn new things? This challenge is for you!

Join the challenge

From January 3, 2019 to December 31, 2019, we’re challenging you to read widely. To complete the challenge, you need to read a book to satisfy each of the 14 challenge categories we’ve proposed. That gives you three weeks per book. Sounds too easy? There’s also an advanced challenge with an additional 11 categories (one of which requires reading 2 books!), for a total of 26 books.

Download Reading Challenge and Advanced Challenge (PDF).

Reading Challenge List-14 categories

Win prizes

As an added incentive, at the end of the challenge we’ll be offering the option to enter into a random draw for three prize packs for those who have completed the Basic Challenge. If you complete the Advanced Challenge you can also enter an additional draw for another prize pack. Be sure to keep track of what you’ve read throughout the year and register for a Toronto Public Library Card to be eligible to enter. More details about the contest rules and deadlines as well as instructions for entering the draw will be available in December 2019. 

Are you up for the challenge?

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