January 2-February 28, 2019
Winter of Reading is a recreational reading program like the Summer of Reading, except it’s for adults. You read and complete library-related activities, fill in those items in your brochure, and then claim your prize. Simple yet sweet.
How to play
- Pick up a brochure at any DPL location.
- Complete any five activities and describe what you did. You don’t have to stop at five!
- Bring your completed brochure to any DPL location anytime until February 28, 2019 to claim your prize. Prizes are limited to one per customer.
- After you’ve gotten your prize, you’re free to enter a drawing to get something really neat!
Rules and Regulations
- Participants must be age 17+.
- Prizes are limited to one per customer while supplies last.
Winter of Reading Events
One of the Winter of Reading activities listed in your brochure is to attend a library event. While you can attend any of our events we have put together some specially-crafted bookish-themed events for your Winter of Reading pleasure.
Find us out and about spreading wintery, reading joy!
Winter of Reading Celebration
Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2-3 p.m. @ Schlessman Family
Thursday, Jan. 3, 6-7:30 p.m. @ Green Valley Ranch
Saturday, Jan. 5, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. @ Eugene Field
Sunday, Jan. 6, 2:30-4:30 p.m. @ Gonzales
Monday, Jan. 7, 6-7 p.m. @ Hadley
Sign up for Winter of Reading, enjoy light refreshments and enjoy fun activities to chase away the cold.
Saturday, Jan. 5, 2-3 p.m. @ Ross-University Hills
Dixie Krystals’ Literary Lotería at Ratio
Thursday, Jan. 10, 7-9 p.m. @ RiNo Art District, Ratio Beerworks, 2920 Larimer Street
Book Folding Art
Saturday, Jan. 12, 1-2 p.m. @ Ross-Barnum
Build a Book with the Denver Bookbinding Company
Saturday, Jan. 12, 2-3:30 p.m. @ Virginia Village
Winter of Reading Kickoff Craft: Hand-Dyed Silk Scarves
Saturday, Jan. 12, 2-3:30 p.m. @ Bear Valley
Author Visit with Brendan Leonard
Saturday, Jan. 12, 2-4 p.m. @ RiNo Art District, Improper City, 3201 Walnut St.
Literary Trivia Night at BookBar
Tuesday, Jan. 15, 7:30-9 p.m. @ BookBar, 4280 Tennyson Street
Adult Spelling Bee at Syntax Physic Opera
Thursday, Jan. 17, 7-8 p.m. @ Syntax Physic Opera, 554 S Broadway
You Can’t Unfriend Everyone: Effective Dialogue with Your Friends and Neighbors
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 6-7 p.m. @ Ross-Cherry Creek
Adult Story Hour and High Tea
Thursday, Jan. 24, 6-7 p.m. @ Byers
Winter of Reading Book Cover Lotería at Intrepid Sojourner Beer Project
Thursday, Jan. 24, 6:30-8 p.m. @ The Intrepid Sojourner Beer Project, 925 W 8th Ave
The Bookshop Band
Thursday, Jan. 31, 1-2 p.m. @ Central Library, Floor 1, Movies & Music
Get Lit Pop Up Book Club at Declaration Brewing Company
Thursday, Jan. 31, 6:30-8 p.m. @ Declaration Brewing Company, 2030 S Cherokee Street