The Reading Challenge

1.Read 2.Comment 3. Go in the draw to win!

If you're between the ages of 13 and 99+, join the Reading Challenge! Read, comment and go in the draw to win prizes. Pick up your Challenge List and comment form from your local library.

The Reading Challenge kicks off 1 September and runs until 31 October.


Choose a book that fits a challenge category. You can read as many books as you like, but you must read a different book for each challenge category you enter. If you're having diffiuclty choosing titles that fit the categories, let us help! We have pletny of readers' advisory resources, inlcuding NoveList Plus. Don't forget to search our catalogue online!

Books, audio books and eBooks must be from the Kāpiti Coast District Libraries collection.


Every comment form will go into the draw to win a prize. You need to enter a different book for each category entered. Even if one book fits multiple categories, you can only submit one comment form for that title.


Drop your comment forms at any Kāpiti Coast District Library to go into the draw. Good luck! 

Prize winners will be notified by Monday 5 November.

You can pick up a copy of the Reading Challenge List from your nearest Kāpiti library.


Reading Challenge List

  • Read any book for an hour straight
  • An eBook or talking book
  • A book in Te Reo
  • Read anything you like
  • A graphic novel
  • A book with an animal or animals on its cover
  • A book which was translated into English
  • A sophisticated picture book
  • A classic book
  • A book under 100 pages
  • A book whose title includes a food
  • A book you discover with NoveList Plus
  • A non-fiction book