Summer. Read.

Why should kids have all the fun? Join Summer. Read., our 10-week reading challenge for adults.

Discover and share new books, films, music and more and enter to win one of three iPad Minis!


Facebook Live Chat

Join us for the Summer. Read. kick-off on Facebook Wednesday, June 18, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Post the names of the last three books you loved on our wall, and our Librarians will find your next MUST read.


Enter In Personin person icon

Visit any of our community libraries and browse the Summer. Read. display. Borrow a book, CD, DVD or magazine and fill out an entry ballot and share your review. Return the ballot to the library for your chance to win!

 

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Enter Online

You can also enter online Borrow a book, CD, DVD or magazine and fill out an entry ballot and share your review by filling out an online ballot. We’ll post the weekly theme every Wednesday on our Readers’ Nook blog and our Facebook page.

 

 

Read Reviews

See what everyone else is reading or get staff suggestions from our Readers' Nook blog.

 

 

 


Win an iPad Mini!

Grand Prizes: Three readers will each win a 16 GB iPad Mini! Two winners will be drawn from the print ballots and one from the online ballots. Good luck!

Weekly Prizes: Enter every week for your chance to win a Calgary Public Library book bag and a bound journal.



Our Picks

  • Land of Love and Drowning
    Land of Love and Drowning
    Land of Love and Drowning
    Yanique, Tiphanie
    Pub.Year: 2014
    ISBN: 9781594488337
    Call #: XX(944907.1)
    Land of Love and Drowning - by: Tiphanie Yanique
  • Monday, Monday : a Novel
    Monday, Monday : a Novel
    Monday, Monday : [a novel]
    Crook, Elizabeth, 1959-
    Pub.Year: 2014
    ISBN: 9780374228828
    Call #: FICTION CRO
    Monday, Monday : a Novel - by: Elizabeth Crook
  • Before, During, After
    Before, During, After
    Before, During, After
    Bausch, Richard
    Pub.Year: 2014
    ISBN: 9780307266262
    Call #: XX(915269.1)
    Before, During, After - by: Richard Bausch
  • The Nixon Defense : What He Knew and When He Knew it
    The Nixon Defense : What He Knew and When He Knew it
    The Nixon defense : what he knew and when he knew it
    Dean, John W. (John Wesley), 1938-
    Pub.Year: 2014
    ISBN: 9780670025367
    Call #: 973. 924 NIX D
    The Nixon Defense : What He Knew and When He Knew it - by: John W. (John Wesley) Dean
  • The Slaughter : Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China's Secret Solution to Its Dissident Problem
    The Slaughter : Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China's Secret Solution to Its Dissident Problem
    The Slaughter : mass killings, organ harvesting, and China's secret solution to its dissident problem
    Gutmann, Ethan
    Pub.Year: 2014
    ISBN: 9781616149406
    Call #: XX(948475.1)
    The Slaughter : Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China's Secret Solution to Its Dissident Problem - by: Ethan Gutmann
  • The Glass Ocean
    The Glass Ocean
    The glass ocean
    Baker, Lori, 1962-
    Pub.Year: 2013
    ISBN: 9781594205361
    Call #: FICTION BAK
    The Glass Ocean - by: Lori Baker
  • A Spy Among Friends : Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal
    A Spy Among Friends : Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal
    A Spy Among Friends : Kim Philby and the great betrayal
    Macintyre, Ben
    Pub.Year: 2014
    ISBN: 9780771055508
    Call #: XX(921269.1)
    A Spy Among Friends : Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal - by: Ben Macintyre
  • Half a King Electronic Resource
    Half a King Electronic Resource
    Half a king [electronic resource]
    Abercrombie, Joe.
    Pub.Year: 2014
    ISBN: 9780804178334
    Call #: ELECTRONIC RESOURCE
    Half a King Electronic Resource - by: Joe Abercrombie
  • The Actress : a Novel
    The Actress : a Novel
    The actress : a novel
    Sohn, Amy, 1973-
    Pub.Year: 2014
    ISBN: 9781451698619
    Call #: FICTION SOH
    The Actress : a Novel - by: Amy Sohn
  • Since You've Been Gone
    Since You've Been Gone
    Since you've been gone
    Knight, Anouska,
    Pub.Year: 2014
    ISBN: 9781460330265
    Call #: ELECTRONIC RESOURCE
    Since You've Been Gone - by: Anouska Knight
  • The Fortune Hunter
    The Fortune Hunter
    The Fortune Hunter
    Goodwin, Daisy
    Pub.Year: 2014
    ISBN: 9781250043894
    Call #: XX(926071.1)
    The Fortune Hunter - by: Daisy Goodwin
  • I See You Made an Effort : Compliments, Indignities, and Survival Stories From the Edge of 50
    I See You Made an Effort : Compliments, Indignities, and Survival Stories From the Edge of 50
    I see you made an effort : compliments, indignities, and survival stories from the edge of 50
    Gurwitch, Annabelle,
    Pub.Year: 2014
    ISBN: 9780399166181
    Call #: 814 GUR
    I See You Made an Effort : Compliments, Indignities, and Survival Stories From the Edge of 50 - by: Annabelle Gurwitch
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