December 18, 2023 – February 29, 2024

For All Ages! Adult, Teen, and Youth Grand Prizes!

Snuggle up with a good book, and join our winter reading program, Hot Reads for Cold Nights! Read a book and receive a hot cocoa packet or tea; read more and complete activities for extra chances to win the grand prize in your age category! Post a review on our lobby kiosk for even more entries!

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 x219 to register.
  3. Once signed up, you can log books online and then post your reviews in-person on our first floor kiosk. For each book you read, you will receive a ticket for our grand prize drawing. Want to review a book? You get two extra tickets!
  4. For the first book you read, you'll receive a packet of premium hot cocoa or tea! For every book you read after and for completing activities listed on Beanstack, 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 select the Hot Reads for 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. Grand Prizes will be awarded for each age group!