Adults, Take Our Read Around the World Challenge

Updated September 7, 2017: Thank you to everyone who participated in the Read Around the World Challenge. We have notified winners of the prize drawing.

Adults, see the world through your reading with our Read Around the World Summer Reading Challenge. Expand your horizons by reading books from or about other regions of the world.

Start by printing our Read Around World board. Then read at least four books to enter a raffle to win prizes such as CPL T-shirts and coffee gift cards.

To enter the raffle, scan or take a photo of your completed board and email it to Or mail a copy to Chicago Public Library, Content Curation,10-S, 400 S. State St., Chicago, IL 60605. Entries due by September 5.

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