Decatur Public Library

504 Cherry Street
Decatur, Al 35601

Currently Open

In order to be entered in the prize drawing, Reading Logs must be turned in to the Marketing & Outreach office by 6pm on Thursday, November 30th.

The Adult Reading Challenge runs from January through November of each year. It is designed to allow you to read the books you choose that fit the clues/tasks on the reading log. All books must be checked out with your DPL library card and all formats work-physical books, books on CD, and Ebooks and eAudiobooks from the hoopla or Libby apps. All books used must be from the Adult or Young Adult sections. There are 3 levels to qualify for prizes, so you decide what is the best challenge for your reading lifestyle.

For more information or to sign up for the challenge come by the Marketing and Outreach office. We are generally in the office Monday through Friday 10:00am to 5:30pm. If you want to make sure we are available when you will be in the library, please call or email ahead of time to make an appointment.

Rhonda Bolan and Stephanie Cates
Marketing and OutreachDecatur Public Library
256-340-5780 (Direct)


                • 2022: A Reading Season
                • 2021: Cast of Characters
                • 2020: Notes on Reading
                • 2019: Bama: fact & fiction
                • 2018: A Book Challenge
                • 2017:  Reading Round-Up
                • 2016: Authorian Challenge
                • 2015: Hidden Treasures
                • 2014: Trip In Time
                • 2013:  Read the World

Contact Rhonda or Stephanie in the Marketing & Outreach department.


Call:  256-340-5780