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Shelf Awareness

ShelfAwareness (2)Get to know your shelf with our Shelf Awareness subscription boxes.

Sign up for the Classic Box, and every other month our librarians will put together a box for you with a themed library book and some surprise goodies inside.

On the off months you can sign up for one of our Genre Boxes. Pick between five different genres each month and see what story awaits inside!

Please sign up every month before the deadlines here, or click the links below.

Boxes and books can be returned at our return drop boxes.

Shelf Awareness Online Challenge
Registered Shelf Awareness participants are welcome to sign up for the online Shelf Awareness challenge here. Create an account to log and review books read, access themed book lists for each month, and win extra prizes for completing set activities. 

2022 Shelf Awareness Schedule & Themes


CLASSIC BOX



GENRE BOX


Sign Up Here
Sign-up By: JAN 5
Pickup Dates: JAN 19-26

Shelf Care
Books to help you fight the ‘new year new me’ pressure.
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Sign-up By: FEB 2
Pickup Dates: FEB 16-23

Romance, Mystery, YA,
Sci-fi/Fantasy, Movies

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Sign-up By: MAR 2
Pickup Dates: MAR 16-23 

Blast into the Past
Historical fiction and time travel stories.
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Sign-up By: APR 6
Pickup Dates: APR 20-27

Romance, Mystery, YA, Sci-fi/Fantasy, Movies

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Sign-up By: MAY 4
Pickup Dates: MAY 18-25

The Old Retold
Retellings of classic stories, fairytales and mythologies.
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Sign-up By: JUN 1
Pickup Dates: JUN 15-22

Romance, Mystery, YA, Sci-fi/Fantasy, Movies


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Sign-up By: JUL 6
Pickup Dates: JUL 20-27

Holy Comics, Batman!
Graphic novels and comic books.
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Sign-up By: AUG 3
Pickup Dates: AUG 17-24

Romance, Mystery, YA, Sci-fi/Fantasy, Movies

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Sign-up By: SEP 7
Pickup Dates: SEP 21-28

Haunted Horrors
Stories containing ghosts, gothic settings and a spooky ambiance.
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Sign-up By: OCT 5
Pickup Dates: OCT 19-26

Romance, Mystery, YA, Sci-fi/Fantasy, Movies


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Sign-up By: NOV 2
Pickup Dates: NOV 16-23

Lighthearted Literature
Enjoy a breath of fresh air with these lighthearted, humorous reads.
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Sign-up By: DEC 1
Pickup Dates:DEC 14-21

Romance, Mystery, YA, Sci-fi/Fantasy, Movies