Winter Reading Challenge for Adults

cozy  ·

adj. : enjoying warmth and ease

Download it today!

Embrace the cozy winter season, and enjoy our Winter Reading Challenge for adults!
(December 1 through February 28)

Download the BINGO board here to get started today, or stop by any West Hartford Library to sign up. Read books and complete activities to earn raffle tickets for prizes!

All submissions must be in by March 7 to qualify for prizes.


The Winter Reading Challenge is made possible by the Thomas F. Kilfoil Memorial Bequest, West Hartford Library Foundation.

Want some help finding books to fill your BINGO board?

  • Novelist (requires a library card), Goodreads, and the NPR Book Concierge are great resources for browsing different genres.
  • Check out the library’s Reader’s Resources page to see even more resources for finding books.
  • Stop at the Information Desk anytime to discuss book choices.
  • Take a look at the book suggestions in the categories below!

Featuring a Protagonist Over 60

Books in Translation

Author is Under 35

Set Outside the United States

About Science or Nature

Set in New England

Author is a Person of Color

Featuring a LGBTQIA+ Protagonist

First in a Series

Published before 1922

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