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Adult Summer Reading

Our Adult Summer Reading Program works pretty simple - turn in a ticket (in person or on our website) for every book you read (or listen to!) and every library program you attend.  This will enter you into bi-weekly  prize drawings to local businesses.

To enter a ticket on our fill out this the Summer Reading Ticket form.


Friday June 17th, 6-8pm. Ages 18+

Join us for an art night inspired by science fiction and fantasy. Will your piece be set in outer space? Or have more of a fairy garden / cottage core vibe? Local business Charmellow Design's owner and graphic artist Dani Renwick will be available for demos and tips throughout the night.

Friday June 17th, 6-8pm, ages 18+

sign up and receive a bag of bookish fun!


Sign up opens June 1st
Pick up your bag on the 15th of each month

June bag sign up closes: June 13th
(pick up Wednesday June 15th)
July bag sign up closes: July 13th
(pick up Friday July 15th)
August bag sign up closes: August 12th
(pick up Monday August 15th)

Fill out a Genre Bag form HERE on our website and receive a personalized bag of bookish fun! Each bag will contain the minimum of 2-3 library books, 1-2 free books, a bookmark, a coloring page, and a small snack or tea bag.

2nd tuesday of the month, 5:30-6:30pm

Persuasion and Northanger Abbey discussion

Cadillac Library's Year Long Reading Challenge


Ages 16+. Challenge yourself to read 52 books in 52 weeks! Turn in a copy of your 2022 sheet (even if unfinished!) at the end of the year for a prize and potential entry into our grand prize drawing. No need to read the list in order - jump around and find what works for you. Follow the library on Facebook for weekly videos. We'll highlight our favorite books and give you ideas for each prompt. Happy Reading!

52 in 2022 Reading Challenge sheet
52 in 2022 Reading Log half pages
52 in 2022 Reading Log full page
52 in 2022 Three Word Book Review half pages
52 in 2022 Three Word Book Review full page
52 in 2022 Full Book Review half pages
52 in 2022 Full Book Review full page
52 in 2022 Bookish Things Bookmark & Attack! Plan It Out Bookmark (bookmark print settings: two-sided, flip on short edge)


In honor of March is Reading Month, our very first Book Oscars is here! We've compiled data from your favorite book submissions, then selected the top five books for every category, and finally you voted.

list of books

Best Book (Fiction or Nonfiction) Published in 2021:
The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah
Best Book Cover:
Under the Whispering Door by TJ Klune
Best Standalone Novel:
The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes
Best Series:
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Best Science Fiction Novel:
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
Best Fantasy Novel:
The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue
Best Romance Novel:
The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
Best Historical Fiction Novel:
The Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel
Best Mystery Novel:
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Best Fiction Novel:
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
Best Horror Novel:
The Book of Accidents by Chuck Wendig
Best Audiobook (Narration):
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
Best Nonfiction Book:
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
Best Cookbook:
The Joy of Cooking by Irma S. Rombauer
Best Biography/Memoir:
Wild by Cheryl Strayed

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