Adult Winter Reading Challenge 2024

2024 Winter Reading Challenge

How to Participate

  1. Sign-up in person by visiting our Information Desk where you will receive your folder containing the list of challenges, a Winter Reading Challenge Tracker, review sheets, and activity sheets. (also located below) 
  2. Anytime during the January 6th-March 9th timeframe, complete the challenges and bring your Winter Reading Challenge Tracker along with your completed challenge form (Review, Bingo, coloring sheet, etc.) to the Information Desk to receive a stamp and a raffle ticket for each completed challenge. 
  3. Join us on Saturday, March 16th for a discussion and the drawing of winners! Reading challenge participants do not need to be in attendance in order to participate in prize drawing. 


Grand Prizes!

1st Place:  a brand new Kindle, MPL Mug, Tote Bag, bookmark, and 3 new books!

2nd Place: MPL Mug, Tote Bag, bookmark, and 2 new books!

3rd Place: MPL Mug, Tote Bag, bookmark, and 2 new books!

Reading Challenges

  1. Read 5 books & write a review for each one = 1 raffle ticket per book
  2. Complete one Book Bingo (this challenge can be combined with the first challenge) = 1 raffle ticket
  3. Register & attend any program offered at the Meriden Public Library between Jan. 6-Mar. 9 = 1 raffle ticket
    • *An extra raffle ticket will be given to anyone who attends both sessions of “The Long Winter’s Read: Abramham Verghese’s The Covenant of Water” program on Tuesday, February 6th and Tuesday, March 5th at 6:00pm.
  4. Color in the coloring sheet = 1 raffle ticket
  5. Complete the crossword puzzle = 1 raffle ticket
  6. Complete the Scavenger Hunt = 1 raffle ticket