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Broaden Your Reading Horizons with #BroaderBookshelf 2018

Want to challenge yourself in 2018? Looking for a more fun and interactive way to read? Take part in #BroaderBookshelf, a librarian-tailored reading challenge designed to expand your reading repertoire and guide you to enjoyable reading outside of your comfort zone.

Discover

Pick up your #BroaderBookshelf bookmark at any Richland Library location and use the reading prompts on the back to discover authors, genres, and books you might not otherwise pick up.

Share

Take a photo of the book cover and share it on social media using the hashtag #BroaderBookshelf. Don't forget to keep track of each title on the back of your bookmark.

Win

Complete all 14 reading prompts and bring your completed bookmark into any Richland Library location and receive a $3 for Free card. (Yes! You can check off more than one category with the same book!)

2018 #BroaderBookshelf Prompts:

  • Read a book suggested by Richland Library staff.
  • Read a book that has won a major literary prize in the last five years.
  • Read a fiction or nonfiction book about refugees.
  • Read a book of travel essays or a travel memoir.
  • Read a fiction or nonfiction book set in Alaska or Hawaii.
  • Read a fantasy novel.
  • Read a Blind Date with a Book selection (July and December 2018).
  • Read a book about food and cook a meal inspired by the book.
  • Read a book about books.
  • Read a military history.
  • Read a book of short stories.
  • Read a book with a central character that identifies as LGBTQ+.
  • Read a book with a red spine or cover.
  • Read the One Book, One Columbia selection.
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