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Turn Up the Heat Adult Reading Challenge

Turn up the heat by taking part in Hastings District Libraries adults’ winter reading challenge!

Complete one or more of the 12 challenges we have lined up for you, and be in to win weekly prizes.

If you complete four different challenges, we’ll enter you into our two grand prize draws – ‘Have a night out on us!’ or ‘Have some nights in on us!’.

Every time you complete a challenge, record it using our online reporting form or check in with one of our friendly librarians. The more challenges you complete, the more chances you have to win a prize! But even if you’ve just got time to read one book this winter, you could be a winner!

Prizes

Grand prize 1
Have a night out on us!
$200 Black Barn voucher
Cinema voucher
Hamper of goodies

Grand Prize 2
Have some nights in on us!
Kobo eReader
Kobo store voucher
Hamper of goodies

Weekly Prizes
There will also be weekly prizes, including Book vouchers, coffee vouchers and cinema vouchers – 2 will be drawn each week for 7 weeks.

All prizes are proudly provided by the Friends of Hastings District Libraries.

Some things to know

You’ll be entered into the weekly prize draw automatically. Challenges may be completed in any order. Either borrow a book from any of our three libraries or download some of our free eBooks onto your eReader or mobile device.

Reporting in for the challenges will begin on Monday the 1st of July 2019. you will be able to report in at the library, or online via this page.

Reading Lists

Banned Books Reading List

Banned Books Reading List (PDF | 462 KB)

Books About Cities and Countries Reading List

Books About Cities and Countries Reading List (PDF | 467 KB)

Great Graphic Novels Reading List

Great Graphic Novels Reading List (PDF | 461 KB)

Librarian Favourites Reading List

Librarian Favourites Reading List (PDF | 466 KB)

WeNeedDiverseBooks Reading List

WeNeedDiverseBooks Reading List (PDF | 466 KB)

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