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2021 Friends of HCL Reading Survey

Your Opinion Matters!

As a library supporter, you're part of one of the most well-read groups in our community, so we want to know what you are reading this year and what role reading plays in your life. Thank you in advance for participating in our annual reading survey. We cannot wait to see your reading resolutions for 2021!

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February 11, 2021
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March 10, 2021
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A Year in Books

With so many books debuting each year, where do you even begin? Enjoy browsing our compilation of the best books in 2020 to begin your 2021 reading list today!


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2021 New Year's Resolution for Library Friends

Crafting your New Year's Resolutions? Beyond a general goal of “read more books,” what can we as bookworms and library friends do to improve our reading lives this year? Well, we’ve thought of a whole list of ideas! Choose all or a few. 


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