Thank you to everyone who made the Build A Library Reading Challenge a success!  For those who are wondering what everyone else was reading, here are a few of the most popular titles.

By far the most read book for the challenge was True Grit, the Big Read book for 2014, read by 14 people. Divergent was the runner up, read by 10 people. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children was read by 5 participants and 3 read its sequel, Hollow City.

Books Read: 807!

While the Challenge is a success, the reading log is still open just for fun. Can we reach 1,000 books by May 31, without counting the challenge bonuses? So far the total is 807!

You can keep logging your book titles at http://bit.ly/N7ELtJ

The Read a Book - Build a Library Reading Challenge is a success! As of Friday afternoon, May 9, JMRL patrons exceeded the goal of $1000! Thank you all for your support!
Books read: 755Weekly Challenges completed: 226Bonus Bucks earned: 27
Grand total: $1008
Just for fun: The Reading Challenge was scheduled to continue until May 31. Keep logging your book titles at http://bit.ly/N7ELtJ to see if we can reach 1000 books read by then. We are just 345 titles away.

The Read a Book - Build a Library Reading Challenge is a success! As of Friday afternoon, May 9, JMRL patrons exceeded the goal of $1000! Thank you all for your support!

Books read: 755
Weekly Challenges completed: 226
Bonus Bucks earned: 27

Grand total: $1008

Just for fun: The Reading Challenge was scheduled to continue until May 31. Keep logging your book titles at http://bit.ly/N7ELtJ to see if we can reach 1000 books read by then. We are just 345 titles away.

JMRL patrons have read 719 books and earned an additional $223 through weekly challenges and Bonus Bucks for a grand total of $942! Keep reading and log your titles at http://bit.ly/N7ELtJ.

Any predictions on how quickly we reach our goal?

Final Weekly Challenge:Spring is finally here! Read outside this week, or read something outdoorsy. Be sure to log everything you read at http://bit.ly/N7ELtJ. 
We’re less than $100 away from our goal. Can we reach it early?

Final Weekly Challenge:
Spring is finally here! Read outside this week, or read something outdoorsy. Be sure to log everything you read at http://bit.ly/N7ELtJ.

We’re less than $100 away from our goal. Can we reach it early?

Week 9 Challenge - Free Comic Book Day is May 3. So for this week’s extra challenge, read a graphic novel, manga, or a comic book. Be sure to log everything you read at http://bit.ly/N7ELtJ.

Week 9 Challenge - Free Comic Book Day is May 3. So for this week’s extra challenge, read a graphic novel, manga, or a comic book. Be sure to log everything you read at http://bit.ly/N7ELtJ.

It was another great week! JMRL patrons earned another $126 for a total so far of $649. Keep the momentum going. Be sure to log your reading online at http://bit.ly/N7ELtJ or using the paper log slips in the Teen area at Central. Spread the word by re-blogging to earn Bonus Bucks!

Week 8 Challenge

It’s another new week already! Are you ready for a new challenge? From April 20 to 26 the bonus challenge is to read something someone has recommended to you. Be sure to log your reading online at http://bit.ly/N7ELtJ or using the paper log slips in the Teen area at Central.

Remember, anything you read counts! If it fits the week’s challenge, you earn an extra dollar. Earn extra Bonus Bucks for re-blogging this post!

What a difference a week makes! This week’s progress was $127 for a grand total of $523. Let’s keep the momentum going. Be sure to log your reading online at http://bit.ly/N7ELtJ or using the paper log slips in the Teen area at Central. Spread the word by re-blogging to earn Bonus Bucks!

Week 7 Challenge

It’s a new week, so it’s time for a new Bonus Challenge. This week, April 13-19, read something that’s not a traditional book. Try a magazine or a newspaper. Read an eBook or listen to an audiobook. Log what you read at http://bit.ly/N7ELtJ.

Be sure to re-blog and share to spread the word!

A reading challenge sponsored by the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library's Central Teen Advisory Board, generously funded by the JMRL Friends of the Library to support construction of a library in our sister city of Winneba, Ghana

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