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10 to Try

Expand your reading horizons, meet authors, and connect with other readers during 10 to Try, our 2017 Reading Challenge!

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Ask and You Shall Receive Ask and You Shall Receive
By Tandra
Have a real need for a really good read? We have recommendations from real people...really! If you are looking to complete another reading …
Have a real need for a really good read? We have recommendations from real people...really! If you are looking to complete another reading …
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Jeffery Deaver Discusses The Burial Hour Jeffery Deaver Discusses The Burial Hour
Apr 19th | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Meet the New York Times best-selling author of The Bone Collector as he discusses the newest Lincoln Rhyme novel, The Burial Hour.
Meet the New York Times best-selling author of The Bone Collector as he discusses the newest Lincoln Rhyme novel, The Burial Hour.
Staff List
Mid-Century Classics
recommended by KCLSReads
Bestsellers, award winners, and other influential books originally published between 1942 and 1965.
Bestsellers, award winners, and other influential books originally published between 1942 and 1965.
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Let's Get Graphic Let's Get Graphic
By Tandra
Make no mistake, comic books and graphic novels can definitely be enjoyed by grown-ups! Fun, dark, kitschy, or artistic- whether you want s…
Make no mistake, comic books and graphic novels can definitely be enjoyed by grown-ups! Fun, dark, kitschy, or artistic- whether you want s…
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10 to Try Mystery Challenge: STEM 10 to Try Mystery Challenge: STEM
By Jackie
When I heard about 10 to Try, I decided to challenge myself by reading a genre I have a love/hate relationship with: mystery. Why do I love…
When I heard about 10 to Try, I decided to challenge myself by reading a genre I have a love/hate relationship with: mystery. Why do I love…
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African American Writers
recommended by KCLSReads
A selection of works by well known and gifted African American writers.
A selection of works by well known and gifted African American writers.
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10 to Try Check-in: February 10 to Try Check-in: February
By Emily
If you start with the hardest thing, it's all downhill from there, right? Reading is very rarely hard for me, but I'll admit that I've been…
If you start with the hardest thing, it's all downhill from there, right? Reading is very rarely hard for me, but I'll admit that I've been…
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Zombie Novels for Zombie Haters Zombie Novels for Zombie Haters
By Emily
I am not a big zombie fan. I made it through a single season of The Walking Dead, mostly with my eyes closed. I couldn't even finish the fi…
I am not a big zombie fan. I made it through a single season of The Walking Dead, mostly with my eyes closed. I couldn't even finish the fi…
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PNW Author Alert: Meet G. Willow Wilson PNW Author Alert: Meet G. Willow Wilson
By Racheal
G. Willow Wilson is one of those authors for me- you know the ones. The ones you trust. The ones that make your heart go a little funny eve…
G. Willow Wilson is one of those authors for me- you know the ones. The ones you trust. The ones that make your heart go a little funny eve…
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Watch, Read, Explore: STEM for Adults Watch, Read, Explore: STEM for Adults
By Tandra
Up for a challenge? Me too! The 2017 Reading Challenge is here and I am in it to win it. KCLS is introducing 10 to Try, a year-long challen…
Up for a challenge? Me too! The 2017 Reading Challenge is here and I am in it to win it. KCLS is introducing 10 to Try, a year-long challen…
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5 Easy Ways to Find a STEM Book 5 Easy Ways to Find a STEM Book
By Emily
Are you tackling our 10 to Try reading challenge this year? For me, one of the hardest categories is Read a Book About STEM (Science, Techn…
Are you tackling our 10 to Try reading challenge this year? For me, one of the hardest categories is Read a Book About STEM (Science, Techn…
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Great African American Authors: ebooks Great African American Authors: ebooks
By Rachel
The act of reading can take on many forms and meanings. Some people read to find escape from their lives, others read to discover more abou…
The act of reading can take on many forms and meanings. Some people read to find escape from their lives, others read to discover more abou…
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KCLS 10 to Try: STEM
recommended by KCLSHolly
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) doesn't have to be complicated or confusing. Here are some interesting and fun STEM books …
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) doesn't have to be complicated or confusing. Here are some interesting and fun STEM books …
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10 to Try? I Can Help with Audiobooks! 10 to Try? I Can Help with Audiobooks!
By Gerry
Would you like to do the KCLS 10 to Try challenge? I've been meeting people who tell me they don't like listening to audiobooks. I didn't e…
Would you like to do the KCLS 10 to Try challenge? I've been meeting people who tell me they don't like listening to audiobooks. I didn't e…
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Reading on the Go Reading on the Go
By Sharon
As a librarian I do a lot of reading. Seriously. There is just no way that I could sit down and snuggle up with a cup of tea every time I w…
As a librarian I do a lot of reading. Seriously. There is just no way that I could sit down and snuggle up with a cup of tea every time I w…
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