The Adult Winter Reading Challenge has begun!
It’s not too late to sign up. Go to iowablindreads.readsquared.com to register. Registration is easy! You just need to create an account with your name and address and then choose the Adult Winter Reading Challenge to get started. If you read 7,500 minutes between January 4 – February 28, 2021, you will be entered to win a Winter Reading Themed Gift Basket. You can log your minutes right from that website! Please call Leslie at 515.452.1329 with any questions.
These D-Lists (Digital List Including Special Titles) might help get you started on your path to 7,500 minutes. Call the library (515-281-1323) to get signed up for one!
Reading Across America – comprised of books about or set in all fifty states
Books to Movies – includes books that have been made into movies
Plants in Name Only – includes books with a kind of plant or flower in the title.
TGAR (The Great American Read) – features the 100 books chosen during the PBS 2018 eight part series. Each cartridge will have ten of the 100 books from the Great American Read list.
VOICE (Voices Of Iowa Connecting Everyone) – features our local narrators and the great audio books they have recorded for our collection.
The Bookmark Series – 50 titles that we think would make a great movie for the Hallmark Channel.
Staff Picks – filled with our staffs’ all-time favorite books. As with our staff, there is a wide variety of books included, from true crime stories to romance to mystery to historical fiction. With a little horror and fantasy thrown in there!