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Contests & Challenges

Winter Reading Challenge @CBRL

Winter is a good time to curl up with a good book (or books!)

Enter the Winter Reading Challenge at CBRL (January 27 – March 31, 2021) for a chance to win some great prizes. All ages are welcome to participate.

When you register on-line at and log the book titles that you’ve read, your reading progress will be tracked and you’ll be entered automatically into the Winter Reading Challenge Prize Draws as you reach the reading goals.

Reading goals: children (ages 0-12) in the Winter Reading Challenge will receive 1 ballot for every 8 books read and teens & adults (13-19+) will receive 1 ballot for every 3 books read.

1st prize: Nintendo Switch

2nd & 3rd prizes include a NS Museum Family Pass 2021 and an Indigo gift card.

** Prize winners must be residents of CBRM/ or Victoria Co.

Looking for book suggestions, check out our Pinterest boards:

Pinterest Book Lists for Children & Teens

Pinterest Book Lists for Adults

or visit one of our library branches, and ask staff for reading suggestions.

Note: If you participated in the on-line SRC Program in 2020 you can save a few steps in the registration process by logging into your summer account and choosing the ‘enroll’ button.

You’ll be redirected to the Winter Reading Challenge programs where you can update your account info. and start logging your reading for the current program.