Winter Reading Challenge

Expand your reading comfort zone

December 18, 2020-February 28, 2021

Spark your curiosity by reading a book you might not typically choose — we choose it for you.

How to Participate

1. Complete the form below. (You have until February 21)

2. Librarians choose a book just for you.

3. Read the book! Tell us what you thought at

NOTE: All three steps are required to be entered in the prize drawing.

By completing steps 1-3, you are automatically entered into our Winter Reading Challenge prize drawing. Repeat as often as you wish, but submit only one request at a time. Prize winners will be contacted after the end of the program (February 28).

Prize Drawing

Three lucky readers win $50 Elmhurst City Centre Gift Cards.


Adults and High School Students with a valid Elmhurst Public Library card. *Includes outreach patrons.


If you complete this form prior to December 18, you will receive your book choice once the program starts on that date.


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List the last 4 books you read

Which of the following genre(s) do you tend to gravitate towards in your reading?