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Adult Reading Challenge for 2018!

RML Offers an Adult Reading Challenge for 2018—Libraries Rock!

“Libraries Rock” is the theme of RML’s 2018 Adult Reading Challenge beginning January 1st and ending December 31st.

Receive a prize drawing entry for reading from one of each of twelve pre-selected categories: book in a series; tragedy—fiction or non-fiction; funny—fiction or non-fiction; graphic novel; recommended book—fiction or non-fiction; learn something new; cross-cultural author or theme; written under a pseudonym; LISTEN to an audiobook; genre or subject never read before; holiday theme; or music theme. Receive a bonus entry for reading a book with a song lyric in the title!

Prizes given by random drawing after the challenge is complete on December 31, 2018. Prizes include: a Kindle/tablet mp3 device, Waukon Bucks, and local business Gift Certificate bundle. Books must be read during the 2018 calendar year to be eligible for the drawing. Submit your entry form to the library or online throughout the year.

Special thanks to our prize sponsors: Bieber Insurance and Real Estate; Epic Wear; Farmers & Merchants Savings Bank; Gundersen Lutheran; Hacker, Nelson, & Co., P.C.; James Garrett Law Office; Martin Funeral Home; Shafer & Shafer Law Office; Shopko; TASC., Inc.; Torkelson-Waukon; Upper Iowa Insurance Services Corp.; Veteran's Memorial Hospital; and Waukon Greenhouse.

Through the year, patrons will be encouraged explore a variety of ways to see how “Libraries Rock.”

Join us for our regularly scheduled programming!

  • Come for our Brown Bag ‘n’ Books program monthly on the first Wednesday, 12-1pm. Listen to excerpts of several selected books…you may hear something you just have to read! Bring your own lunch if you’d like!
  • Join our Thursday Night Book Club. Book Club meets the third Thursday of the month at 6pm and discusses a wide variety of books!  January month’s selection: book with a color in the title!
  • Take a break at RML with Adult Coloring on Tuesdays, from 4-6pm. Stop in anytime during the 2-hour session and color.  All supplies are provided!
  • Learn something new at RML during one of our monthly classes offered the last Thursday of the month at 5:30pm.
  • Participate in one of our clubs: Hook & Needle Crochet & Knitting Club meets monthly on the first Thursday at 5:30 pm; & Chess Club meets Mondays from 4-6! All skill levels are welcome…
  • Watch for other special events during our Summer Reading Program in July!

All programs are free. Please contact Robey Memorial Library with any questions: (563) 568-4424;; or

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