​Rediscover reading with the Library Plus reading challenge and podcast.

From 10 July 2021, Northamptonshire Libraries are challenging you to read 12 books in 6 months. If you would like to further broaden your reading horizons, there will be 12 mini challenges you can try too.

How can you get involved?

There are a number of ways to show your support of For the Love of Books.

Pledge to take part

Complete the online pledge form, where you can also subscribe to our For the Love of Books newsletter.

Pledge to take part in Fully Booked 

Share on social media

Follow our social media accounts for updates throughout the challenge, including suggested titles for mini challenges. Get in touch using #FullyBooked.

Log the books you read

Pick up a free reading log in your local library or join the For the Love of Books - Fully Booked group on goodreads and log the books you read against the challenge.

Log your books on goodreads 

Post book reviews

Share your opinion on the books you read on the library catalogue.

  • Log into the library catalogue using your library card number and pin
  • Search for the book that you would like to review
  • Select the book and then click on "Add your review"

Write your review and then click save. Your review will be live on the catalogue once it has been verified.

For the Love of Books - The LibraryPlus podcast

For the Love of Books - The LibraryPlus podcast logoFrom the 10 July, you can enjoy our companion podcast, "For the Love of Books – the LibraryPlus podcast", which will run for the duration of the Fully Booked challenge. This will be available to download, for free, from all major podcast platforms. Subscribe so you don't miss the latest episode.

There will be a new episode each month which will celebrate books and reading, with recommendations for the Fully Booked mini challenges and reviews of the Digital Book Club title.

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