10 to Try

This year, challenge yourself to read something new with 10 to Try, our annual reading challenge!

  • Read a book about history
  • Read a children’s book
  • Read a book about a subject that can be difficult to discuss
  • Read a book of poetry
  • Read a book by a journalist
  • Read a book recommended by KCLS Staff
  • Read a book by an LGBTQ author
  • Read a book about a crime
  • Read a book about family
  • Read a book by an immigrant author

How it works:

  1. Read a book in each of 10 categories.
  2. Track your reading on a 10 to Try bookmark or online.
  3. Turn in your completed bookmark at your local library or finish the online challenge by Dec. 31, 2019 to earn a finisher button and be entered in a drawing for a personalized set of books, selected for you by a KCLS librarian!

Need ideas or inspiration?

Need ideas or inspiration? Visit this page throughout the year for book lists, personalized recommendations, and more!

Share your progress online with #10totry.