Reading Ideas

Booking Ahead: A year's worth of reading themes


Booking Ahead is Beaverton City Library’s year-long reading program!

You can participate by picking up a Booking Ahead passport at Beaverton City Library Main or Murray Scholls Branch.

Read or listen to books that fit the monthly themes, and enter to win monthly prizes and a Grand Prize at the end of the year.

Scroll through to see each month's theme:

JanuaryRead The Wanderers by Meg Howrey, this year's One Book, One Beaverton pick.
February: Celebrate Black History Month! Read a book by an African American author or a book about the African American experience.
MarchRead a book that you discover in one of the booklists in the new WCCLS catalog.
AprilCelebrate National Poetry Month by reading a book of poetry.
MayRead a book with a color in its title.
JuneRead a book recommended by a family member or friend.
July: Listen to an audiobook. Sit back, relax and let someone else read for a change.
AugustRead a book that has alternating narrators.
SeptemberCelebrate your freedom to read—read whatever book you want!
OctoberRead a book with a female main character.
NovemberCelebrate Native American Heritage Month! Read a book by a Native American author or a book about the Native American experience.
DecemberRead a book set in your home state.