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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Summer Reading Kickoff Events Summer Reading Kickoff Events

Summer Reading is for everyone- join us for fun activities for all ages to kick-off a summer of reading!
Summer Reading is for everyone- join us for fun activities for all ages to kick-off a summer of reading!
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Summer Author Events Summer Author Events

Catch up on your reading, meet the authors of some fascinating fiction and nonfiction titles, and get inspired to pick up your next read!
Catch up on your reading, meet the authors of some fascinating fiction and nonfiction titles, and get inspired to pick up your next read!
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Pub Trivia, Internet Cats & Park Parties Pub Trivia, Internet Cats & Park Parties

By KCLS Social
My childhood summers were spent devouring books by flashlight during thunderstorms, in home-made blanket forts and sandy beach chairs durin…
My childhood summers were spent devouring books by flashlight during thunderstorms, in home-made blanket forts and sandy beach chairs durin…
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America’s First Daughter America’s First Daughter

Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie present the untold story of Martha "Patsy" Jefferson, Thomas Jefferson's eldest daughter.
Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie present the untold story of Martha "Patsy" Jefferson, Thomas Jefferson's eldest daughter.
A woman sits outdoors, facing the camera. She is pictured from the waist up.
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10 to Try Check-in: June 10 to Try Check-in: June

By Emily
Happy Audiobook Month! Since we're celebrating audiobooks all month, seems appropriate to finish the Listen to an Audiobook category for 10…
Happy Audiobook Month! Since we're celebrating audiobooks all month, seems appropriate to finish the Listen to an Audiobook category for 10…
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10 to Try Mystery Challenge: Since 1942 10 to Try Mystery Challenge: Since 1942

By Jackie
When you find a body under your floor that's been dead for decades, you've got the makings of a cold case mystery. But when it's told in ch…
When you find a body under your floor that's been dead for decades, you've got the makings of a cold case mystery. But when it's told in ch…
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How One Man Overcame Tragedy How One Man Overcame Tragedy

James Osborne’s story is unique and compelling, and if you have ever suffered loss, you will draw hope from his inspiring story.
James Osborne’s story is unique and compelling, and if you have ever suffered loss, you will draw hope from his inspiring story.
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Adult Summer Reading Adult Summer Reading

Participate in the summer reading experience you enjoyed growing up.
Participate in the summer reading experience you enjoyed growing up.
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Books Featured at Summer Author Events Books Featured at Summer Author Events

recommended by KCLSSocialMedia
Check out these books and then meet the authors at KCLS libraries this summer!
Check out these books and then meet the authors at KCLS libraries this summer!
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10 to Try: May is for Mysteries 10 to Try: May is for Mysteries

By Jenna
I am not the biggest mystery fan. I know - this is blasphemy when May is Mystery month and one is a librarian who is supposed to love ALL t…
I am not the biggest mystery fan. I know - this is blasphemy when May is Mystery month and one is a librarian who is supposed to love ALL t…
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Excellent 2016 Essay Collections Excellent 2016 Essay Collections

recommended by KCLSReads
Looking for an essay collection for the 2017 10 to Try reading challenge? Here are our top picks from 2016.
Looking for an essay collection for the 2017 10 to Try reading challenge? Here are our top picks from 2016.
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Book Clubs at KCLS Book Clubs at KCLS

Book clubs can be a great motivator to up your reading this summer- find one near you.
Book clubs can be a great motivator to up your reading this summer- find one near you.
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10 To Try - Graphic Novels with Lynda Ba… 10 To Try - Graphic Novels with Lynda Ba…

By Jennifer
I don't think of myself as someone who reads comics or graphic novels, yet I am someone who faithfully clipped Ernie Pook's Comeek by Lynda…
I don't think of myself as someone who reads comics or graphic novels, yet I am someone who faithfully clipped Ernie Pook's Comeek by Lynda…
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10 to Try Check-In: May 10 to Try Check-In: May

By Emily
Confession: I didn't really think 10 to Try was going to  "work" for me. I read pretty broadly already (it's kind of my job, after all), so…
Confession: I didn't really think 10 to Try was going to  "work" for me. I read pretty broadly already (it's kind of my job, after all), so…
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