Main Library

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Sonya Crawshaw Branch

Today:
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Monday
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Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
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Friday
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Saturday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
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extremebooknerd

Extreme Book Nerd 2018 runs from February 1st through December 21st

Looking for a reading dare in 2018?  Join our Extreme Book Nerd 2018.  Read 32 books in 46 weeks and get a great prize.  Sign up starts February 1st.  The Extreme Book Nerd is open to adults 18+.

Guidelines

  • One book per category for a total of 32 books in 46 weeks.
  • For patrons of the Poplar Creek Public Library. Each participant must have his/her own library card. The completion prize is only available to Poplar Creek Public Library patrons.
  • Registration to earn a prize ends on February 28th but anyone can join at any time of the year.
  • Once Extreme Book Nerd ends on December 21, 2018, library staff will tally completion records and prepare the prize order. When the prizes are available to hand out each recipient will be contacted to pick up their prize.
  • Keep track of your own reading by registering online or with our paper reading log available at the library.

Register and log titles for Extreme Book Nerd 2018

Join Extreme Book Nerd Group at goodreads.com

Reading Categories

  • Audiobook
  • Book that became a movie
  • First book in a series
  • Genre you don’t normally read
  • Book by author from another country
  • Book published in your decade of birth
  • A children’s book you’ve never read
  • Book with a blue cover
  • Book with a long title (over 5+ words)
  • Young Adult book
  • Book that has been on your To Be Read list the longest
  • Book published in 2018
  • Book set in the Illinois
  • Book set in the South
  • Book title with one word
  • New York Times bestseller
  • Book recommended by a librarian
  • Book that you can finish in one day
  • Book about espionage/spy
  • Book with an ugly cover
  • Book set during wartime
  • Book with an animal on the cover
  • Book you would love to read again
  • Hugo Award winner
  • Book translated into English
  • Book that scares you
  • Book about a culture you are unfamiliar with
  • Book from the bottom shelf of the library
  • Non-fiction
  • Book about a historical figure (fiction or non- fiction)
  • Graphic Novel
  • Book of your choice
  • Book you chose because of cover
  • Book recommended from Goodreads
  • Book with multiple narrators
  • Book set in two different time periods
  • Book that is a retelling of a classic story