Because this year is so different in so many ways, we're changing up Adult Summer Reading! No need to register! Just start working on the challenges!
Here's how it works. Complete as many of the challenges below as you can. For each one you complete, you will receive 10 tickets for Grand Prize Drawings. Grand Prizes will be gift cards to local businesses and bookstores. If you complete ALL of the challenges, you'll receive an additional 10 tickets *and* a Special Surprise Prize.
Challenges will go up on the following Fridays before noon.
July 10 Challenge #1. TRY SOMETHING NEW!
Read a type of book (mystery, sci fi, nonfiction) or an author that’s new to you. If you'd like some help picking out a title, give us a call (439-1240) or email us (email@example.com).
Submit your info for Challenge #1 HERE.
July 24 Challenge #2. SO MUCH USEFUL INFO IN MEL!
Explore the many excellent sources of information on all kinds of topics available to you from the Michigan Electronic Library E-Resources page. Find a magazine or newspaper article or other info on a topic of interest to you and tell us about it!
Submit your info for Challenge #2 HERE.
August 7 Challenge #3. BOOK OR MOVIE -- WHICH IS BEST?
Are you one of those people who always thinks the book is better than the movie? (You're not alone.) This challenge is to watch a movie AND read the book which inspired it. Let us know what you watched and read and which you liked better and why! You've still got more than a month left to accomplish this challenge! Need ideas? Check out THIS LIST, give us a call (439-1240) or email us (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Submit your entry for Challenge #3 HERE.
August 14 Challenge #4 EASY PEASY!
Read or listen to 5 essays, short stories or poetry. So easy to find -- go to our online catalog and type in one of the following: essays, or short stories or poetry and you'll have lots to choose from. Mix and match if you like. Tell us what you read and how you liked it!
Submit your entry for Challenge #4 HERE.
September 4 READER'S CHOICE BONUS Challenge!
You've earned this! Read or listen to books, magazines, essays, on any topic for three total hours and you're at the finish line!
Submit your entry for the Bonus Challenge HERE.
And finally, it's not too late to complete ANY of the other challenges! September 12 at midnight, the curtain will fall on our 2020 Adult Summer Challenges so seize the week! More entries means more chances in the prize drawings! And if you complete every challenge, you will not only get the Special Surprise Prize but the satisfaction of a job well done!