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2021 Reading Challenge

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

Join Portland Public Library community members in completing the 2021 Reading Challenge!

How It Works

Start at any time in 2021 by downloading the Reading Challenge log. Then, simply read a book in each category!

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!

If you don’t have Facebook or prefer to remain anonymous, you can register for updates.

Stuck On a Category?

Library staff will create lists of books for many categories throughout the year:

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!