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Winter Checkout Challenge

Tuesday, Jan. 17 - Friday, Feb. 24, 2023

Prepare to bundle up as CHPL's fourth annual challenge begins this winter!

2022 Grand Prizes

CHPL Winter Checkout Challenge - Cozy Reads

Cozy Reading Kit

Winner: Janet D.

CHPL Winter Checkout Challenge - At-Home Date Night

At-Home Date Night

Winner: Pamela D. S.

CHPL Winter Checkout Challenge - Self-Care and Wellness Bundle

Self-Care and Wellness Kit

Winner: Marissa V. L.

CHPL Winter Checkout Challenge - Winter Bundle

Great Outdoors Bundle

Winner: Jacquile S.

Special thanks to The Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library Foundation, opens a new window for their contribution to this program. 

2022 Challenge Activities

Complete Five for a Chance to Win!

You must be 18 years of age or older to enter.

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Check out five items in one visit

Don't limit yourself to just one thing! Check out multiple movies, music, books, audiobooks, and more with your library card.

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Attend a Library event or virtual event

Always wanted to join a book club, opens a new window? Love to learn, opens a new window? Does the little one in your life love library storytime, opens a new window? Find the perfect event for you by visiting our event calendar, opens a new window 

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Check out an eBook

Find your next winter read through Libby! Check out eBooks through the Libby app, opens a new window or on a browser, opens a new window.

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Check out a winter-themed DVD or stream a movie on Hoopla

From popular movies to documentaries there’s winter-themed entertainment for everyone. Download the Hoopla app or stream from your device. Prefer DVDs? We've got those, too., opens a new window

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Place a hold on library materials

Even the most popular materials are available at the library. Place a hold and you'll be picking up your materials in no time!

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Follow @cincylibrary on social media  

Follow us on Facebook, opens a new window, Twitter, opens a new window, Instagram, opens a new window, LinkedIn, opens a new window, and YouTube, opens a new window. Be sure to keep an eye out for special flash challenges to win extra prizes! 

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Visit a CHPL branch you've never visited

There are 41 library locations waiting for you to explore! Our spaces, including the brand-new 25,000 square foot library in Deer Park, are as unique as their neighborhoods.

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Listen to an audiobook 

Cozy up to a new audiobook this winter. Discover the latest fiction and nonfiction audiobooks, opens a new window, or choose from picks by our team of expert librarians, opens a new window.

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Tell a friend about the Library

There are no secrets between friends, especially when it comes to using the library. Share with a friend your favorite thing about CHPL. Better yet—attend a library event, opens a new window together! 

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Download the CHPL app

Use the CHPL app, opens a new window to search the Library's catalog, check out or renew books, audiobooks, movies, and TV Shows, explore CHPL events, and display your digital library card.

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Check out a book from a Library display

Cultivate your curiosity with the help of hand-picked collections by our librarians. Visit a library location, opens a new window to explore their displays.

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Check out a book recommended by CHPL staff

With over 500 lists compiled by CHPL staff, opens a new window, there's no limit to what you can discover. 

Cozy Winter Reads

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Follow Us on Social Media

Follow @cincylibrary on social media for social-only prizes! 

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