Preschool Storytime Cancelled

Preschool Storytime is cancelled this morning (Wednesday, Feb. 1). Fiesta with Flor is still on at 11am!

Read Gentler Challenge 2023

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Program Type:

Books & Reading

Age Group:

Teens , Adults
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Every January, Book Riot does a project called the Read Harder Challenge. If you're into that, great; check it out!

This year, we are tired. We want to read... gentler. To ease up. To remember why we started loving books in the first place.

So print out one of the cards below or stop by the Library to pick one up and check out our display of books that qualify for each category!

Check off each category when you finish, and bring your completed card to our Circulation Desk sometime before the weather gets warm to claim a prize.

Checklist of Read Gentler Challenge items

The card reads:

Croton Free Library's Read Gentler Challenge: A reading challenge for tired people who want to fall back in love with reading in 2023.

  • Reread an old favorite.
  • Read a kid's book.
  • Read something under 150 pages.
  • Read a short story collection.
  • Read a comic book or graphic novel.
  • Read a staff recommendation.

Check off each category, and bring it back sometime before the weather gets warm to claim your prize.

It has an image of the Library's logo and a cartoon of a person with headphones lying on a couch, reading a book.