2021 Adult Summer Reading Program

Summer is here! Whether you find yourself on vacation or just enjoying the lazy days of summer at home, there’s finally time to read!

For every 200 pages you read and enter into your online log, you will be awarded a ticket in our drawing for a $100 Amazon gift card.  The more you read, the greater your chances of winning!

Looking to spice up your summer reading?  Why not choose books from any of the following categories:

  • A book with non-human characters
  • A book set in the past or the future
  • A book that is set on another continent
  • A book with a one- or two-word title
  • A Pulitzer-prize winning book of fiction
  • A book written by an author whose work you have not read before
  • A fiction or non-fiction book based on a true event
  • A novella
  • A book with a cover in your favorite color
  • A 2021 bestseller
  • A book of short stories
  • A book whose cover art depicts a season
  • A nonfiction book about an issue that’s important to you
  • A book based on a fairy tale or a fable
  • A book that got rave reviews
  • A book published in the last year
  • A book you want to listen to
  • A book written by an author under the age of 35
  • A book that a friend recommended
  • A book that will improve a specific area of your life
  • A book of essays
  • A book whose main character differs in ethnicity, religion or gender from you
  • A novel longer than 400 pages
  • A true crime story
  • A book of humor or comedy
  • A book about a skill or hobby you do not currently possess
  • A book with a number in the title
  • A book about food
  • A volume of poetry
  • A book about the natural world
  • A book that was made into a movie
  • A romance novel
  • The second book in a series
  • A banned book
  • A Young Adult book
  • A play
  • A memoir
  • A self-help book
  • A book with an ugly cover
  • A book written by a celebrity
  • A book a friend recommended
  • A thriller
  • A book you hated as a kid
  • A book by a local author
  • A Classic
  • A book set in a place you want to visit
  • A book you can read in one sitting
  • A prize-winning book
  • A graphic novel
  • A book about a scientific topic
  • A book first written in a language other than English
  • A book from a genre you have never read before
  • A book about a hobby you wish to pursue
  • An audiobook
  • A book published in the 1960s
  • A satirical book
  • A chick-lit book
  • A spy novel
  • A book your mother loves
  • A book over 500 pages