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 until midnight Tuesday, August 26th. 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

  • Grist
    Grist
    Grist
    Little, Linda, 1959-
    Pub.Year: 2014
    ISBN: 9781552665992
    Call #: FICTION LIT
    Grist - by: Linda Little
  • The Science of Shakespeare : a New Look at the Playwright's Universe
    The Science of Shakespeare : a New Look at the Playwright's Universe
    The science of Shakespeare : a new look at the playwright's universe
    Falk, Dan,
    Pub.Year: 2014
    ISBN: 9781250008770
    Call #: 822. 33 J2FAL
    The Science of Shakespeare : a New Look at the Playwright's Universe - by: Dan Falk
  • Other Stories and the Horse You Rode in On
    Other Stories and the Horse You Rode in On
    Other stories and the horse you rode in on
    McFadzean, Dakota,
    Pub.Year: 2013
    ISBN: 9781894994743
    Call #: GRAPHIX FICTION MCF
    Other Stories and the Horse You Rode in On - by: Dakota McFadzean
  • The Massey Murder : a Maid, Her Master, and the Trial That Shocked a Country
    The Massey Murder : a Maid, Her Master, and the Trial That Shocked a Country
    The Massey murder : a maid, her master, and the trial that shocked a country
    Gray, Charlotte, 1948-
    Pub.Year: 2013
    ISBN: 9781443409230
    Call #: 364. 1523 MAS G
    The Massey Murder : a Maid, Her Master, and the Trial That Shocked a Country - by: Charlotte Gray
  • Shopping for Votes : How Politicians Choose Us and We Choose Them
    Shopping for Votes : How Politicians Choose Us and We Choose Them
    Shopping for votes : how politicians choose us and we choose them
    Delacourt, Susan, 1959-
    Pub.Year: 2013
    ISBN: 9781926812939
    Call #: 324. 730971 DEL
    Shopping for Votes : How Politicians Choose Us and We Choose Them - by: Susan Delacourt
  • This Is the Water : a Novel
    This Is the Water : a Novel
    This is the water : a novel
    Murphy, Yannick.
    Pub.Year: 2014
    ISBN: 9780062294906
    Call #: FICTION MUR
    This Is the Water : a Novel - by: Yannick Murphy
  • Henna House : a Novel
    Henna House : a Novel
    Henna house : a novel
    Eve, Nomi, 1968-
    Pub.Year: 2014
    ISBN: 9781476740270
    Call #: FICTION EVE
    Henna House : a Novel - by: Nomi Eve
  • Oscar and Lucinda. --
    Oscar and Lucinda. --
    Oscar and Lucinda. --
    Carey, Peter, 1943-
    Pub.Year: 1988
    ISBN: 9780571270163
    Call #: FICTION CAR
    Oscar and Lucinda. -- - by: Peter Carey
  • Boomerang : a Novel
    Boomerang : a Novel
    Boomerang : a novel
    August, Noelle,
    Pub.Year: 2014
    ISBN: 9780062331069
    Call #: FICTION AUG
    Boomerang : a Novel - by: Noelle August
  • Fool's Assassin
    Fool's Assassin
    Fool's assassin
    Hobb, Robin.
    Pub.Year: 2014
    ISBN: 9780553392425
    Call #: SCIENCE FICTION HOB
    Fool's Assassin - by: Robin Hobb
  • Dear Committee Members : a Novel
    Dear Committee Members : a Novel
    Dear Committee Members : [a novel]
    Schumacher, Julie, 1958-
    Pub.Year: 2014
    ISBN: 9780385538138
    Call #: FICTION SCH
    Dear Committee Members : a Novel - by: Julie Schumacher
  • Thrive : the Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-being, Wisdom, and Wonder
    Thrive : the Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-being, Wisdom, and Wonder
    Thrive : the third metric to redefining success and creating a life of well-being, wisdom, and wonder
    Huffington, Arianna Stassinopoulos, 1950-
    Pub.Year: 2014
    ISBN: 9780804140843
    Call #: 650. 1 HUF
    Thrive : the Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-being, Wisdom, and Wonder - by: Arianna Stassinopoulos Huffington
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