Winter Reading Challenge 2022
How to Participate:
Children ages Birth - 12 must register HERE starting on
February 14th through March 11th. The earlier you register, the greater your chance of completing
our Winter Reading Challenge. A staff member will be happy to help you if you have any questions.
The Rules Are Simple:
1. Visit the library to be assigned a mystery topic, then use our resources to
build a bundle of 3 books on the subject from anywhere in the Children’s Department.
2. Earn an instant prize for each bundle you build and check out!
3. Read from the books in your bundle for just 10 minutes a day and log your reading on our
4. Read for 26 days to earn a Winter Themed Surprise Bag!
*You must redeem your prize by March 19th before 4 P.M.
After that date, you will not be able to play the game or redeem your prize.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Do I have to read for a certain amount of time? Yes. We want you to explore the books that you found and read at least 10 minutes a day for 26 days.
Do I have to read every day? You must read 26 days in order to redeem your prize. This means that you will have to read at least 10 minutes every day of the Winter Reading Challenge.
Do I have to read Library Books? Yes. This year, our Winter Reading goal is to help you get comfortable with navigating the Online Catalog and how to find books on a certain subject. In order to "Build Your Bundles", you must visit the library and check out library materials.
I cannot read yet. Can someone read to me? Yes. Anyone can read to you and help you build your bundles.
How often should I come to the library for Winter Reading? We suggest visiting the library once a week for Winter Reading to build a bundle. Don't forget, you can earn an instant prize just by checking out your bundle! If you cannot make it to the library, give us a call, we are happy to work with you!
What happens if I lose my reading chart? This year, everything is logged online! There are no paper charts to keep track of or bring with you.
When can I buy prizes with my Points? You can redeem your Winter Themed Surprise Bag as soon as you have been awarded one in the READsquared app. This will happen automatically after you've read for 10 minutes a day over 26 days. Surprise Bags can be collected until Saturday. March 19th @ 4:00pm.