Adult Summer Reading Challenge

Next date: Friday, January 21, 2022 | 11:00 AM to Friday, February 25, 2022 | 05:30 PM

The adult reading challenge. 10 January to 25 February.

Do you want to broaden your reading horizons and discover new books, authors and genres?

Has lockdown decimated your reading list?

Do you like a good challenge?

Do you need a new book bestie to pick recommendations from?

Then jump into this Summers adult reading challenge and see where it takes you!

How to join

  • Register online or at your local library 
  • Choose books that match the categories on the inside of the booklet.
  • Add the title of each book and its author into the square.
  • Write a review on one of your chosen books.
  • Mark the book out of 5 stars then drop it off at your local library!

Online registrations click here

We will host two meet ups throughout the challenge to give readers a chance to sit down together and chat about what they’re reading and give out any recommendations. It will also give you a chance to address any questions or recommendations you may have. Attending the meet up’s are not mandatory to complete the challenge. The meet ups will be held on Saturday 22 Janurary, 10-11am and Thursday 10 February, 5:30-6:30pm.

Rental fiction will be made free for you during the challenge, so if you find a rental book you think will fit into one of the categories bring it to the customer service desk along with your Bingo Sheet for our librarians to make free for you!

Anyone who completes 5 squares in the book challenge will receive an invitation to the Finale where you can talk to fellow book lovers and be in to win a few prizes!

Once you’ve completed your challenges please hand in the booklet to your local library or scan and email it through to [email protected]

It’s up to you to decide which tasks you’ll attempt (or if you want to try and finish them all) and then find and read the books that fit. It’s a fun way to stretch your reading range and discover new books, authors, and genres. Warning … it’s addictive! Your taste in books may never be the same!

Terms & Conditions

This challenge is designed for readers 18 and up. Book titles can only be used once per participant.

Booklets must be submitted by Tuesday 1 March.

The Reading Challenge Finale will be held on Saturday 12 March at 2:30pm. 


  • Monday, January 10, 2022 | 09:00 AM - Friday, February 25, 2022 | 05:30 PM

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