Adult Summer Reading Game 2021

Why should kids have all the fun?  Challenge yourself with the Adult Summer Reading Game! 

There are two ways to play!

  1. Complete a weekly challenge!
  2. Read! Submit an entry form for every two books or 600 pages

Readable Prizes!

Anyone can participate in the Summer Reading Game, but you must have a St. Albert Library Card to be eligible for the prize draws.

  • Weekly Prizes: $15 gift card for either Chapters or Cineplex
  • Runner-up Prize: $50 gift card
  • Grand Prize: $100 gift card
1 - Complete a weekly challenge!

We’ll announce a new challenge every Friday, from July 2 - August 13. Submit your completed challenge by the deadline for a chance to win a weekly prize. All entries go into the grand prize draw on Friday, August 27.

Take a trip around the globe with our Read Around the World Quiz: https://bit.ly/3gIUnEY

Answer our tricky trivia questions by Thursday, July 8 to enter the prize draw. The winner will be contacted on Friday, July 9.

Everyone’s a critic! Match up each bad review (from both pros and regular readers alike) with its corresponding book and then write your own review here: https://bit.ly/35KEmrX

Take a trip to the past by completing our historical fiction crossword puzzle: https://bit.ly/2TYtzrj

Then, use your results from the crossword to fill in the clues and answer our question here: https://bit.ly/3xDOJtp

Complete this challenge by Thursday, July 22 to enter the prize draw. The winner will be contacted on Friday, July 23.

Swipe right on these dating profiles for famous fictional characters in our Literary Love Match Quiz! Read their deets and make a guess about who's looking for love: https://bit.ly/3xB7opR

Complete this challenge by Thursday, July 29 to enter the prize draw. The winner will be contacted on Friday, July 30.

Sure, you can’t judge a book by its cover, but can you identify a book by its cover? What if you had some emoji clues to help? Test yourself by taking this Emoji Book Title Quiz: https://bit.ly/2TWwYao

Complete this challenge by Thursday, August 5 to enter the prize draw. The winner will be contacted on Friday, August 6.

We want to hear from you! Tell us what you thought about the Adult Summer Reading Game this year so we can make next year’s game even better https://bit.ly/2TTgorA

Complete this challenge by Thursday, August 12 to enter the prize draw. The winner will be contacted on Friday, August 13.

This week’s challenge is a virtual escape room! Help solve The Case of the Missing Masterpiece and restore a priceless painting to its rightful place: https://bit.ly/2VPaSXW


Missed out on any of the previous weeks' challenges? Complete them by Thursday, August 26 to enter the grand prize draw. The winner will be announced on Friday, August 27.

2 - READ!

If you're not sure what to read, spin the wheel, and click on any category to get a great list of books curated by library staff. If you'd prefer suggestions tailored to your preferences, request a personalized book list.

Submit an entry form for every two books or (if you're reading a particularly long book) every 600 pages you read. You'll be entered into the prize draw for that week as well as the grand prize draw at the end of the summer.