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Adult Reading Challenge for 2019!

RML Offers an Adult Reading Challenge for 2019—A Universe of Stories!

"A Universe of Stories" is the theme of RML's 2019 Adult Reading Challenge beginning January 1st and ending December 31st. Explore the wonders of our universe and learn about the solar system. Patrons are invited to try something new: learn new facts about space, read a new book, try a new craft, meet new people, and much more!

Receive a prize drawing entry for reading from one of each of twelve pre-selected categories: biography; short stories or essays; cross-cultural theme; science fiction or space theme; history fiction or non-fiction; autobiography; poetry; mystery fiction or non-fiction; second book in a series; travel fiction or non-fiction; story of courage fiction or non-fiction; and story of friendship fiction or non-fiction!

Prizes given by random drawing after the challenge is complete on December 31, 2019. Prizes include: a Kindle/tablet, Waukon Bucks (2), and local business Gift Certificate bundle. Books must be read during the 2019 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, Cook Agency, Culligan Water Conditioning, Gundersen Health Systems, Hacker Nelson & Co., Holthaus Tax & Accounting, Martin Funeral Home, Palmer Abstract, Reel Core, Shafer & Shafer Law Office, Steel Cow, TASC, Torkeslson-Waukon, Upper Iowa Insurance Services Corp., Veterans Memorial Hospital, Waukon Green House, and Waukon State Bank.
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 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: Great American Read title!
  • Learn something new at RML during one of our Live & Learn program offered the last Thursday of the month at 5:30pm.
  • 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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