Reading Challenge

2021 Reading Challenge

Join OCPL's 2021 Reading Challenge and stretch beyond your reading comfort zone! 

The theme of this year is Diversify Your Reading. 

Diversity comes in many forms, from skin color to gender to sexual orientation to religion to political and cultural beliefs to body shape/size/ability to...well, there are endless forms of diversity, because we are all different! This year, we want to celebrate our diverse county, and highlight how we are stronger together. 

To register and track your progress, use the READsquared app or go to to create an account and login.

The monthly prompts are just guidelines: you can read the prompts in any order and at any time within 2021.

January: New to you author
February: Memoir or biography
March: Book about the immigrant experience
April: Nonfiction book
May: #Ownvoices book
June: Book with LGBTQ+ characters
July: Listen to an audiobook
August: Book by an author of color
September: A retelling or adaptation
October: Book by an indigenous author
November: Book by a North Carolina author
December: Book published in 2021

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