CDL’s winter reading game is back—play online or at the library. From Jan. 3–31, cuddle up with some great books for a chance to win a cozy gift basket or a $50 local gift card.

How it works:

  1. Read any book of your choice. Need a recommendation? Ask a librarian!
  2. Sign-up at or call a librarian at 734.475.8732 ext 219 to register.
  3. Once signed up, you can log and/or review books online or stop in and post your review on our book display on the second floor. Ask a librarian for help. For each book you read, you will receive a ticket for our grand prize drawing.  Want to review a book?  You get an extra ticket!
    You can also earn tickets for these fun activities:
    * Read the Washtenaw Reads book Such a Fun Age

    * Attend a storytime
    * Attend any other CDL program
    * Attend the Teen Pizza & Paperbacks Book Club
    * Attend Tween Book Club
    * Read a book set in winter
    * Read a cozy mystery
    * Read by a fireplace
  4. For the first book you read, you'll get your a packet of premium hot cocoa! For every book you read or review after, you'll earn one ticket for the grand prize drawing. 
  5. If you created an account for Chelsea District Library's Summer Reading Program, you already have an account!* Just log-in and start the Hot Reads Cold Nights Challenge! *Call a librarian for help resetting your password. 

Who can play:

Hot Reads for Cold Nights is an all-ages program, so kids, teens, and adults are all invited to participate.