Winter Reading

Winter Reading


During Winter Reading 2022, we explored the winter sky with fun activities, reading challenges, and great prizes. If you missed Winter Reading this year, don't worry. We are already planning next year's Winter Reading challenge for adults ages 18+. Check back near the end of this calendar year to see what's in store for Winter Reading 2023.


2022 Winter Reading Prizes

Adults ages 18+ who completed their reading challenge earned great prizes. Check out the prizes provided by generous sponsors in our community for Winter Reading 2022!

Swamp Rabbit Café pastry voucher
Swamp Rabbit Café & Grocery

A voucher for one free pastry from Swamp Rabbit Café & Grocery

Winter Reading tote bag
Winter Reading Tote Bag

A limited edition Winter Reading tote bag. While supplies last. Substitutes may be offered.


Grand Prizes!

Adults who complete their Winter Reading challenge (one straight line—down, across, or diagonal—on the Winter Reading BINGO card) will be entered in a drawing for each grand prize. Those who complete their entire BINGO card of challenges will be entered twice in each grand prize drawing.

Swamp Rabbits logo
Greenville Swamp Rabbits

Two ticket vouchers to attend a special Library Night Greenville Swamp Rabbits hockey game on Sunday, April 10 in honor of our Winter Readers! 12 winners will receive this prize! Library Night with the Greenville Swamp Rabbits begins at 3:05p on Sunday, April 10!

Plus Plus package
Plus Plus

Plus Plus packages to build 3-D space-themed creations

Roper Mountain Science Center
Roper Mountain Science Center

Two tickets to attend Friday Starry Nights on Friday, April 1 at the Roper Mountain Science Center.

Reading Lists



Who can participate?

Adults ages 18+ can all participate in the Winter Reading challenge! Winter Reading is free, open to the public and does not require a Library card.

Can I count books that I read on my computer or e-reader?

Of course!

Can I count audiobooks?

You bet!

Do graphic novels and Young Adult books count?

Absolutely! As long as they meet the criteria of a challenge featured on the Winter Reading BINGO card inside the Winter Reading activity guide, you can use any book you’d like.

Can I count one book for more than one square?

It’s up to you! If you’d like to challenge yourself, try to fulfill every prompt with a unique book.

When will the next Winter Reading challenge for adults take place?

Winter Reading is a yearly reading challenge. The next Winter Reading will take place during early 2023. Please check back for more details near the end of this calendar year (2022).


We are so thankful for the support of the following Winter Reading sponsors who provided so many special prize offerings in support of Winter Readers in our community.

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