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Winter Reading Challenge Returns – Read Books, Earn Fabulous Prizes

It’s time to cozy up to a good book…

This year flew by — ring in a new one with our Winter Reading Challenge!  Once you’re signed up, every book you complete and log earns you a virtual raffle ticket and a chance to earn a $25 Amazon Gift Card. Remember, you have to be in it to win it — if you haven’t joined yet, there’s still time. Just register at READsquared or pick up a book log at your local library branch.

Choose your program:

1000 Books Before Kindergarten (Ages 0-4) – Get kids into a lifelong reading habit
Children’s Program (Ages 5-11) – Don’t slip on your reading, icy roads or not!
Teen Program (Ages 12-19) – Romance, murder, drama – find something just for you
Adult Program (Ages 19+) – Revive the joy of reading with all your favorites in one place


  • Over 100 Reading Lists — enjoy the classics or find a new favorite winter read
  • Every book you log means more chances to win $25 Amazon Gift Card
  • Direct access to eBooks and Audiobooks through the READsquared website
  • Find books you’d like to try through READsquared, then order them through the YPL catalog

Happy Reading!!