Don’t know what to read next? Sign up and participate in our reading programs.

LincolnAward

Lincoln Award  – Illinois Teen Reader’s Choice award

Each year, twenty books are selected by  a committee of teens, librarians and educators. Here is the 2021 Nominee List

To participate:
1. Email the librarian at pickelem@u4sd.org
2. Read any four of the nominated titles
3. Vote for your favorite title March 2021

Participants will receive a certificate and enter a drawing for a free book.

ILseal

Read for  Lifetime – Illinois State Library

This statewide reading program for high school students publishes a new list each year with a mix of classic and contemporary titles. Here is the 2021 List.

To participate:
1. Email the librarian at pickelem@u4sd.org by November 1, 2020
2. Read at least four of the 25 titles

Participants will receive a certificate from Jesse White, the Illinois Secretary of State and enter a drawing for a free book.

*If we are able to meet in person by April 2021, participants in either program will be recognized during a special lunch in the library.

*The featured image above is the 2021 Read for a Lifetime List.   

Contact Information

The Maroon Library
Champaign Central High School
610 W. University Ave.
Champaign, IL 61821
217-351-3929

Emily Pickell, Librarian
Christine Nixon, Library Clerk
Email: pickelem@u4sd.org
@maroonlibrary
#maroonlibrary