Adult Summer Reading 2021

You'll be entered to win prizes for a special drawing at the end of ASRP for each completed read log you turn in.  Our prizes are:

Exploring the Outdoors prize package

America the Beautiful annual pass

Mountain Trails gift card

America the Beautiful: A story in photographs


Valley Locals prize package

Museum of Shenandoah Valley Family Membership

Winchester Ciderworks gift card

Winchester Book Gallery gift card

Farmer's Market gift card (location is winner's choice)

Winchester Tales (set of 4 books)


Book Lover's Bundle

Google Play gift card

Out of Print gift card

Books a Million gift card

The Writer's Library: The  authors you love on books that changed their lives

We're here to help you!  Ask at any Information Desk for a recommendation or check out our online resources to find that perfect book!

  •  NoveList  : Discover good books (both fiction and nonfiction); look up the reading order of books in a series; find authors, titles or series similar to your favorites; and browse through any and all genres for recommended reading.
  • Book Match - A personalized service from our librarians to pair you with recommended reads based on a few quick questions you answer.
  • NextReads : Try the book suggestions in our NextReads newsletters. Pick what types of books you like – from thrillers and romance to biographies and armchair travel – and we’ll deliver reading lists right to your inbox along with new gems, bestsellers, and related titles.
  • Adult Services Blog : Find out what library staff members are reading, watching and listening to. Plus get tips and tricks for using our favorite library resources.
  • Reviews and Recommendations : Check back frequently at our one stop spot for the best library resources.

After registering you will receive your first four Reading Logs. If you register online your packet will be emailed to you. You can also have us mail the packet to you by calling Bowman Library 540-869-9000 ext. 213 and leave a message with your address and library card number. Once you complete your first set of Reading Logs, turn them in at any branch (Bowman, Clarke County, or Handley) and pick up your next set. Or you can click here to print your own reading logs!

Reading five books completes a log. Books, eBooks, and audiobooks all count! Return your logs by September 7, 2021. Each log is a chance to win. To return your logs, bring them into the library at the Information Desk or email them to

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