Don’t know what to read next? Sign up and participate in our reading programs.
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
1. Email the librarian at firstname.lastname@example.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.
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.
1. Email the librarian at email@example.com 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.
The Maroon Library
Champaign Central High School
610 W. University Ave.
Champaign, IL 61821
Emily Pickell, Librarian firstname.lastname@example.org
Christine Nixon, Library Clerk email@example.com