Book Adventures


A year-long reading program for adults!

How it works: Read a book that matches this month's theme and be entered into a prize drawing. One entry per person per month.

Two ways to enter:

  • Online: Click on the month below to fill out the form.
  • In person: Grab an entry form at the library and return to any branch by the end of the month. 

Rewards: Get a free book by completing 5 months of challenges. Get a 2nd free book by completing 10 months of challenges.

View the prize books: Fiction or Non Fiction. See one you like? Call 715-346-1289 or email us. 

Monthly Challenges:


"Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy" - Guillaume Apollinaire
Start the New Year by reading a book about happiness.


Blind Date - It's back!
  Go on a "Blind Date with a Book".


"You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming." - Pablo Neruda
 Read a book about this beautiful season, Spring.


"From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere." - Dr. Seuss
 Add a pinch of humor by reading a witty book.


"A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself." - Oprah Winfrey
 Read a book about mentors.


 "Live in the sunshine. Swim in the sea. Drink in the wild air." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
 Are you ready to travel? Read a book about Summer and travel.


"Hobbies are great distractions from the worries and troubles that plague daily living." - Bill Malone
 Read a book about wonderful hobbies and crafts.


"The calling of the humanities is to make us truly human in the best sense of the word." - J. Irwin Miller
 Treat yourself by reading a book about art and humanity.


 "It is possible to commit no errors and still lose. That is not a weakness. That is life." - Jean-Luc Picard (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
 Read a Science Fiction book.


"Let my heart be still a moment and this mystery explore..." - Edgar Allan Poe
 Read a Mystery book.


"The only person you need to be better than is the person you were yesterday." - Jenny Lawson
 Read a book about personal growth and self improvement.


Portage County Public Library's most loved books in 2024

Questions? Contact us at 715-346-1548 or email us.