Winter Checkout Challenge

Through Monday, Feb. 26

Win prizes by doing something you love - using the Library.

Complete five challenges, at CHPL's 41 locations or from the comfort of your home, to win.

Winter Checkout Challenge

Through Monday, Feb. 26

Win prizes by doing something you love - using the Library!

Complete five challenges, at CHPL's 41 locations or from the comfort of your home, to win.

Winter Checkout Challenge

Through Monday, Feb. 26

Win prizes by doing something you love - using the Library!

Complete five challenges at CHPL's 41 locations, or from the comfort of your home, to win.

Get Great Prizes for Participating

Tote Bags and Mugs, Oh My!

Pick up a stylish Winter Checkout Challenge tote bag just for joining the challenge. When you complete the challenge, stop by for an awesome CHPL mug.

Pick up at any CHPL branch library while supplies last.

Facebook and Instagram Giveaways

More prizes are in store on social media! Win a 5-pack of tickets to the Fountain Square Ice Rink + Bumper Cars punch card from 3CDC, a 1-year subscription to Cincinnati Magazine, a Friends of the Library gift certificate, a West Side Brewing gift certificate, and a CHPL online store gift certificate. 

Follow @cincylibrary on Facebook and Instagram and be the first to know about each giveaway. View giveaway rules.

Get Great Prizes for Participating

Tote Bags and Mugs, Oh My!

Pick up a stylish Winter Checkout Challenge tote bag just for joining the challenge. When you complete the challenge, stop by for an awesome CHPL mug. 

Pick up at any CHPL branch library while supplies last.

Facebook and Instagram Giveaways

More prizes are in store on social media! Win a 5-pack of tickets to the Fountain Square Ice Rink + Bumper Cars punch card from 3CDC, a 1-year subscription to Cincinnati Magazine, a Friends of the Library gift certificate, a West Side Brewing gift certificate, and a CHPL online store gift certificate. 

Follow @cincylibrary on Facebook and Instagram and be the first to know about each giveaway. View giveaway rules.

Get Great Prizes for Participating

Tote Bags and Mugs, Oh My!

Pick up a stylish Winter Checkout Challenge tote bag just for joining the challenge. When you complete the challenge, stop by for an awesome CHPL mug. 

Pick up at any CHPL branch library while supplies last.

Facebook and Instagram Giveaways

More prizes are in store on social media! Win a 5-pack of tickets to the Fountain Square Ice Rink + Bumper Cars punch card from 3CDC, a 1-year subscription to Cincinnati Magazine, a Friends of the Library gift certificate, a West Side Brewing gift certificate, and a CHPL online store gift certificate. 

Follow @cincylibrary on Facebook and Instagram and be the first to know about each giveaway. View giveaway rules.

2024 Challenge Activities

Complete Five to Win!

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

Signing Savvy: ASL Sign of the Day 

Try Signing Savvy’s Sign of the Day. Then check out what else the sign language learning resource has to offer! 

Download a Song Using Freegal Music 

The best part of Freegal? You get to keep the song forever. 

Read a Magazine 

Read a new magazine at a branch—or through Libby and Flipster. The Library helps you read new magazines for free, including The New Yorker, People, Bloomberg Businessweek and Cook’s Illustrated. 

Sign Up for Hot Authors 

We’ll place an automatic hold on new novels by your favorite writers. Choose from regular print, large print, eBook or eAudiobook formats.  

Check Out a Book or DVD From the Lucky Day Collection 

Lucky Day lets you read best-selling books right now, skipping the long lines for popular titles. You never know what you may find at all 41 branches and on the Libby app. 

Cozy up with a Libby eAudiobook or eBook 

The Libby app lets you read for free on your Kindle, Android or iOS devices. 

Create a Budget for a Trip with Weiss Financial Ratings 

The financial literacy tools may help budget your dream winter vacation—or plan for summer. 

Visit Any Branch to Play Genre Roulette 

Spin the Winter Wonder Wheel of book genres to explore something new to you. 

Follow the Library on Social Media 

Check out our Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok accounts to stay in the know on important Library updates! 

Recommend a Book You Love to a Friend or Family Member 

It doesn’t have to be about winter, hot chocolate or snowy adventures, either. 

Self-Checkout Using the CHPL App 

When you stop into a branch, this feature lets you check out Library books, movies, music and more with your own device. 

Check out a book set outside the U.S. 

Travel across the world by reading a book set outside the U.S. Need ideas for what to read next? Our team shares book recommendations for adults on our website! 

Make a special WCC button at a Library MakerSpace 

Make a special Winter Checkout Challenge button at a Library MakerSpace. Pick which MakerSpace to visit, then choose between 1”, 2.25” and 3” button sizes. 

Learn One Word Using Transparent Language Online 

This language-learning system helps you teach yourself over 100 languages for free. 

Watch a Movie Through the Library With Your Friends. 

Take your pick from new movies on DVD, or find a new favorite on Kanopy or Hoopla. 

Tell a Member of the Library Staff About an Event You’re Excited About 

The Library hosts tons of events each month, so you never know what you may find when you click through our online events calendar! 

Signing Savvy: ASL Sign of the Day 

Try Signing Savvy’s Sign of the Day. Then check out what else the sign language learning resource has to offer! 

Download a Song Using Freegal Music 

The best part of Freegal? You get to keep the song forever. 

Read a Magazine 

Read a new magazine at a branch—or through Libby and Flipster. The Library helps you read new magazines for free, including The New Yorker, People, Bloomberg Businessweek and Cook’s Illustrated. 

Sign Up for Hot Authors 

We’ll place an automatic hold on new novels by your favorite writers. Choose from regular print, large print, eBook or eAudiobook formats.  

Check Out a Book or DVD From the Lucky Day Collection 

Lucky Day lets you read best-selling books right now, skipping the long lines for popular titles. You never know what you may find at all 41 branches and on the Libby app. 

Cozy up with a Libby eAudiobook or eBook 

The Libby app lets you read for free on your Kindle, Android or iOS devices. 

Create a Budget for a Trip with Weiss Financial Ratings 

The financial literacy tools may help budget your dream winter vacation—or plan for summer. 

Visit Any Branch to Play Genre Roulette 

Spin the Winter Wonder Wheel of book genres to explore something new to you. 

Follow the Library on Social Media 

Check out our Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok accounts to stay in the know on important Library updates! 

Recommend a Book You Love to a Friend or Family Member 

It doesn’t have to be about winter, hot chocolate or snowy adventures, either. 

Self-Checkout Using the CHPL App 

When you stop into a branch, this feature lets you check out Library books, movies, music and more with your own device. 

Check out a book set outside the U.S. 

Travel across the world by reading a book set outside the U.S. Need ideas for what to read next? Our team shares book recommendations for adults on our website! 

Make a special WCC button at a Library MakerSpace 

Make a special Winter Checkout Challenge button at a Library MakerSpace. Pick which MakerSpace to visit, then choose between 1”, 2.25” and 3” button sizes. 

Learn One Word Using Transparent Language Online 

This language-learning system helps you teach yourself over 100 languages for free. 

Watch a Movie Through the Library With Your Friends. 

Take your pick from new movies on DVD, or find a new favorite on Kanopy or Hoopla. 

Tell a Member of the Library Staff About an Event You’re Excited About 

The Library hosts tons of events each month, so you never know what you may find when you click through our online events calendar! 

Signing Savvy: ASL Sign of the Day 

Try Signing Savvy’s Sign of the Day. Then check out what else the sign language learning resource has to offer! 

Download a Song Using Freegal Music 

The best part of Freegal? You get to keep the song forever. 

Read a Magazine 

Read a new magazine at a branch—or through Libby and Flipster. The Library helps you read new magazines for free, including The New Yorker, People, Bloomberg Businessweek and Cook’s Illustrated. 

Sign Up for Hot Authors 

We’ll place an automatic hold on new novels by your favorite writers. Choose from regular print, large print, eBook or eAudiobook formats.  

Check Out a Book or DVD From the Lucky Day Collection 

Lucky Day lets you read best-selling books right now, skipping the long lines for popular titles. You never know what you may find at all 41 branches and on the Libby app. 

Cozy up with a Libby eAudiobook or eBook 

The Libby app lets you read for free on your Kindle, Android or iOS devices. 

Create a Budget for a Trip with Weiss Financial Ratings 

The financial literacy tools may help budget your dream winter vacation—or plan for summer. 

Visit Any Branch to Play Genre Roulette 

Spin the Winter Wonder Wheel of book genres to explore something new to you. 

Follow the Library on Social Media 

Check out our Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok accounts to stay in the know on important Library updates! 

Recommend a Book You Love to a Friend or Family Member 

It doesn’t have to be about winter, hot chocolate or snowy adventures, either. 

Self-Checkout Using the CHPL App 

When you stop into a branch, this feature lets you check out Library books, movies, music and more with your own device. 

Check out a book set outside the U.S. 

Travel across the world by reading a book set outside the U.S. Need ideas for what to read next? Our team shares book recommendations for adults on our website! 

Make a special WCC button at a Library MakerSpace 

Make a special Winter Checkout Challenge button at a Library MakerSpace. Pick which MakerSpace to visit, then choose between 1”, 2.25” and 3” button sizes. 

Learn One Word Using Transparent Language Online 

This language-learning system helps you teach yourself over 100 languages for free. 

Watch a Movie Through the Library With Your Friends. 

Take your pick from new movies on DVD, or find a new favorite on Kanopy or Hoopla. 

Tell a Member of the Library Staff About an Event You’re Excited About 

The Library hosts tons of events each month, so you never know what you may find when you click through our online events calendar! 

Cozy Winter Reads

Follow Us on Social Media

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

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