Updated September 01, 2022: Thank you to everyone who participated in the City of Stories challenge. We have notified winners of the prize drawing.
Adults, choose from a variety of reading categories with our summer reading challenge: City of Stories!
Begin by printing our City of Stories board. Then read at least four books to enter a drawing to win prizes* such as books, CPL T-shirts and book-themed tote bags.
Submit Your Board
To enter the drawing, scan or take a photo of your completed board and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Or mail a copy to Chicago Public Library, Content Curation,10-S, 400 S. State St., Chicago, IL 60605. Entries due by August 26.
Need some ideas for what to read? We've got you covered. See the City of Stories board for a complete list of reading categories.
- Award winners
- Books published in 2022
- Chosen family
- Historical fiction
- Travel memoirs
And be sure to visit our Books page and sign up for our eNews for all our latest recommendations.
*Prizes are made possible partly through the support of the Chicago Public Library Foundation. (Learn more about CPLF by signing up for their mailing list.)