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?

Browse all reading challenge book lists, personalized recommendations, and more. Check back throughout the year as new recommendations are added!
Share your progress online with #10totry.