Winter weather have you cooped up? No worries, join Irving Public Library as we celebrate leisure reading this winter, focusing on books written for adults that have been adapted to film. Pick up or download specially prepared booklists starting Jan. 15 and explore the exciting variety of stories that have made it to the big screen.
Read 5 books found in the library's adult book collection and log them using Beanstack (see instructions below) between January 15 and March 15. After logging the five titles you've read, we will email you with instructions on how to pick up your prize.
Win a limited edition coffee mug and $5 in Friends of the Irving Public Library's Book Bucks (both while supplies last). Book bucks can be redeemed for books at any library location, or during a one-time visit to the Friends of the Library's members-only monthly book sale at their warehouse.
Participants who complete the challenge will also be entered into a drawing to win one of seven prizes from the Friends:
Love to talk about books and movies? We've got a great line-up of movies at the library for you to watch and stick around to discuss the book and it's movie version.
2 p.m. Jan. 20: Me Before YouSouth Irving Library601 Schulze Dr.
4 p.m. Jan. 27: Doctor StrangeValley Ranch Library401 Cimarron Trail
6:30 p.m. Feb. 6: Winter's TaleWest Irving Library4444 W. Rochelle Road
4 p.m. Feb. 10: The NotebookValley Ranch Library
2 p.m. Feb. 17: The Zookeeper's WifeSouth Irving Library
Time for puttin' on the ritz! Visit the South Irving Library for an evening of film trivia, hors d'oeuvres, and photo ops as we watch the 90th Academy Award ceremony unfold, 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 4. Pull out your white tie and tails or glamorous evening gown and compete for the coveted titles of "Best Dressed" and "Best Celebrity Look-Alike."