#Read150 Reading Challenge

We're issuing a challenge to all Calgarians in honour of Canada 150: Read 150 books in 2017! Read with your book club, read with your kids, read all the books at home that you haven't read yet. Just read!

It's Easy to Enter

Take a picture of every book you finish (bonus points for creativity!) and post it on Facebookopens a new windowTwitteropens a new window or Instagramopens a new window with #read150 and tag us — @calgarylibrary. You can also enter on our website. One winner will be drawn randomly each month. Like the fine print? Read the full contest details.


Monthly Prize: a $15 Library Store gift card

Grand Prize: a $150 Grand Prize gift card and NO FINES for 2018!

Summer Reading Prize: Sign up at calgarylibrary.beanstack.org and start tracking your reading to earn digital badges. Every badge you earn gives you a chance to win a $100 Indigo gift card! Keep tracking your reads on Beanstack this fall and you'll be entered in the end-of-year Grand Prize draw.

Get Ready to Read

Here, in one incredible reading guideopens a new window, are recommendations from the Library’s reading experts. Download the guideopens a new window or pick up a copy at any of our community libraries.

Find the books listed in our reading guide for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, kidsteens and adults in our catalogue.

Want more great suggestions? Check out our 2016 Year of Reading Guides online.