Book Categories for March Madness

Read one from each of three categories and you might win a prize.

Is your reading in a rut? Join the March Madness Reading Challenge and try something completely different! Read three books from among 22 categories shown here – one each from three different categories – and might you might win a Samsung Galaxy S2 8.0 tablet, a mobile device highly regarded by TechRadar Magazine and other industry leaders.

  • A book recommended by a librarian
  • A book you can finish in a day
  • A book you’ve been meaning to read
  • A book you’ve already read once
  • A book chosen for you by a loved one
  • A Pulitzer Prize winner
  • A book with a color in the title
  • A book by an author who’s new to you
  • A book based on a true story (includes memoirs)
  • A book that became a movie
  • A book from your childhood
  • A book by a male author
  • A book by a female author
  • A book that is funny
  • A book based solely on its cover
  • A book of poetry
  • A book about a television show
  • A play
  • A book with magic
  • A graphic novel
  • A book with a one word title
  • A new bestseller

There will be additional prizes at each library.

You can sign up for March Madness at any Lackawanna County Library. All you need is a library card.

Can’t decide what to read? Librarians have assembled book suggestions for those who want help choosing.


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