Winter Reading Adventure 2019-20: Reading Without Walls

Readers of all ages (birth – adult!) are invited to join the adventure and let books open up the world! Participants can earn a free book and enter to win a family membership to Wildlife Prairie Park.

Kick-Off Celebration

Thur., Dec 5 @ 6 pm

Featuring international circus arts performer Martika Daniels, with an hour-long, family-friendly show of incredible feats! Everyone is welcome, and tasty holiday treats will be served. You can also sign up for this year’s winter reading adventure!

Reading Challenge

December 5—February 7
Read outside your own four walls and explore new ideas and experiences. Complete all three challenges and turn in your reading log by February 7 to receive a free book and a chance to win a family membership to Wildlife Prairie Park.

Challenge 1: Read a book about a character who doesn’t look like you or live like you.

Challenge 2: Read a book about a topic you don’t know much about.

Challenge 3: Read a book in a format that you don’t normally read for fun (a chapter book, a graphic novel, a book in verse, etc.).

About “Reading Without Walls”

Former National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Gene Luen Yang calls us all to read without walls, exploring books about characters who look or live differently than you, topics you haven’t discovered, or formats that you haven’t tried.
Reading Without Walls promotes diversity and opens readers’ eyes to new ideas and experiences. In this divided time in our nation’s history, Reading Without Walls is an inclusive way to spread appreciation and understanding for others — and to learn new and exciting things.

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