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2024 Reading Challenge

24 books in 12 months: will you accept the challenge?

Join Portland Public Library community members in completing the 2024 Reading Challenge!

How It Works

Start by tackling the 2024 challenges! Then, simply read a book in each category and keep a log! You can start your 2024 challenge at any time this year.

Join the Community

Do you want reading recommendations and chances to win prizes?

Connect with other readers in the PPL Reading Challenge Facebook group. Find book recommendations, talk to other readers, and share your challenge successes!

Stuck On a Category?

Library staff will create lists of books for many categories throughout the year. Keep checking this page for updates!

You can also contact us directly for inspiration:
207-871-1700 x.705
Try Your Next Great Read for a recommendation suited to your reading tastes!