10 to Try Reading Challenge
Challenge yourself to read something new! Take our annual reading challenge.
How it Works
Read one book in each of this year’s 10 categories by December 31, 2022.
Complete all 10 categories online. Or, send a photo of your completed bookmark to email@example.com to finish the challenge.
Finishers are entered into a drawing for a set of books chosen for you by a librarian.
The Challenge Categories
- Cover is your favorite color
- Set somewhere you've wanted to visit
- Main character is over 50
- By an Asian or Asian-American author
- About a library or set in a library
- Set in another century
- A one-word title
- Recommended by a friend
- Has won an award
- Recommended by staff
Need ideas or inspiration?
Browse our book picks for the challenge. Check back each month for new recommendations!
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Frequently Asked Questions
10 to Try is a year-long reading challenge. Read a book in each of 10 categories, track your reading, and share your favorites with the library and your fellow readers.
Sign up for the challenge and track your progress on Beanstack, our online reading site.
Finishers are entered into a drawing for a set of books chosen for them by a librarian.
Readers who finish the challenge are entered into a drawing for a set of books chosen for them by a librarian.