Holiday Reading

Reading during the last, short month of the year means many things to many people. Do you love to curl up fireside with a hot drink and your favorite book? Maybe it is a time to read with family some classic holiday favorites. Maybe it is a busy time and hard to fit reading in!

Here are our suggestions for wintry, holiday reading.

1.  Holiday Audio-books

Audio books are a great way to get reading in on the go. Whether you're driving, decorating, or baking all day, having an audio book around adds a festive spirit to any space. Check out our Christmas audio book picks for both kids and adults

2. Make a New Tradition

Many people and families read Clement Clarke Moore's famous "Twas the Night Before Christmas" on Christmas Eve. With so many great books to pick from, why not start a new tradition of reading over the holiday season with a new book too

3. Get Cozy
Ah, the winter months. With a chill in the air, it is the perfect time of year to get cozy with your favorite hot drink and a good book. Check out our list of 10 Fireside Reads to get you feeling cozy. 

4. Do what works

With places to be and things to do it can be hard to make time for long books at the end of the year, especially if you are finishing a reading challenge or getting close to your 2021 reading goal! See our list of Short Reads for Short Days to help you meet your goal. 

5. Enjoy!

Don't forget to enjoy! with so many ways to read and so many places, from your favorite chair at the library, to a cozy couch at home, to everwhere the season takes you, make sure there is time to enjoy whatever you choose to read.

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