April Reading Task: Fantasy

This month's task for our 2024 Reading Challenge is to enjoy a mix of magic and the macabre with a fantasy novel. Below you'll find a few recommendations to meet the task, but for even more suggestions, give us a call at 708-867-7828. Your librarians are here to help.


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2024 Reading Challenge

Our year-long challenge is here to help you expand your reading horizons. For each month of 2024 we’ve created a reading task to encourage you to try something new.


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August Reading Task: Humor Books

In honor of National Tell a Joke Day on August 16th, this month's task for our 2022 Reading Challenge is to read a comedic book. Below you'll find a few recommendations to meet the task, but for even more suggestions, give us a call at 708-867-7828. Your librarians are here to help.


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July Reading Task: Apollo 11

In honor of National Moon Day on July 20th commemorating the day man first walked on the moon in 1969, this month's task for our 2022 Reading Challenge is to read a book about NASA and the Space Program. Below you'll find a few recommendations to meet the task, but for even more suggestions, give us a call at 708-867-7828. Your librarians are here to help.


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June Reading Task: Antiracism Books

In honor of Juneteenth (June 19th) commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, this month's task for our 2022 Reading Challenge is to read a nonfiction book about anti-racism. Below you'll find a few recommendations to meet the task, but for even more suggestions, give us a call at 708-867-7828. Your librarians are here to help.


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April Reading Task: Chicago Novels

In honor of National Deep Dish Pizza Day on April 5th, this month's task for our 2022 Reading Challenge is to read a novel set in Chicago. Below you'll find a few recommendations to meet the task, but for even more suggestions, give us a call at 708-867-7828. Your librarians are here to help.


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Eisenhower Reading Challenge 2022

Our year-long challenge is here to help you expand your reading horizons. For each month of 2022 we’ve created a reading task to encourage you to try something new. Complete the tasks in order or jump around the calendar. It’s …


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October Reading Task: Scary Books

October is the spookiest season of the year which means it’s time to read a scary book. This month try reading a horror novel for our 2021 Reading Challenge. Below you'll find a few recommendations to meet the task, but for even more suggestions, give us a call at 708-867-7828. Your librarians are here to help.


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August Reading Task: Dog Days of Summer

It’s August and we’re in the middle of the Dog Days of Summer. What a great time to read a book about man’s best friend or any other pets for our 2021 Reading Challenge. Below you'll find a few recommendations to meet the task, but for even more suggestions, give us a call at 708-867-7828. Your librarians are here to help.


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July Reading Task: Cookbooks & Food Memoirs

July is Picnic Month, Hot Dog Month, Grilling Month, Ice Cream Month, Blueberry Month, and Watermelon Month so this month's task for our 2021 Reading Challenge is to read a cook book or a food memoir. Below you'll find a few recommendations to meet the task, but for even more suggestions, give us a call at 708-867-7828. Your librarians are here to help.


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June Reading Task: Audiobooks

June is Audiobook Appreciation Month so this month's task for our 2021 Reading Challenge is to listen to an audiobook on CD or, better yet, download a book with one of our digital services, Hoopla or Libby/Overdrive. Below you'll find a few recommendations to meet the task, but for even more suggestions, give us a call at 708-867-7828. Your librarians are here to help.


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