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.


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.


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 


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.


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


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!


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! 


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.


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.


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! 


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.


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.


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


Follow Us on Social Media

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

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