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10 To Try is a challenge that asks you to complete a combination of reading books and library activities. Mix and match books and activities to reach 10 total!

This is an ongoing challenge to keep track of your reading, encourage you to try new genres, and explore new library resources and services!

Earn badges all year and once you've completed 10 books or activities--you'll win a brag tag!

Register For the Challenge

The Prompts

Books
Books
Banned Book
Book to Movie or TV Show
Sci-Fi
Fantasy
Romance
Mystery
Award-Winning Book
Biography/Memoir
New Release (Published in past 2 years)
Graphic Novel
Activities
Activities
Try an eAudiobook
Watch a movie or TV show that was a book
Try a Library Program
Try a recipe from a Cookbook
Try a Planetarium show
Try a magazine from Flipster
Watch a Video on Niche Academy
Try an Interlibrary Loan Book
Download our New App
Visit us at the Farmers Market

The Books

This is by no means an exhaustive list! Read what you want. But if you have trouble deciding, here are some of our recommendations.

The Activities

Explore some of the resources and services that the library has to earn your 10 to Try brag tag!
Check out an eAudiobook on Hoopla or Libby.
The book is always better, but try a film adaptation to earn this badge! We have DVDs for children, teens, and adults available for check out from all 6 library locations, or you can stream on Hoopla.
Attend any of our library programs to earn this badge! View the calendar here .
Try creating a dish using a recipe from a cookbook! The SCPL has cookbooks for every style of cuisine in our collection. Find your next great recipe here.
Note: The Planetarium is temporarily closed for building repairs
The St. Charles Parish Library Planetarium located at the West Regional Library is one of the only planetariums in the United States associated with a public library. Our planetarium helps to increase the public's understanding of science and our universe through interactive presentations on a 360 degree, digital surround-sound, 20-foot dome theater. Read more about the planetarium..
Read your favorite magazines on your computer, tablet, or smartphone. Read online or download magazines for offline reading.
Watch a video about one of the library’s online resources on Niche Academy. Most videos are less than 3 minutes in length!
Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is the sharing of books, articles, and other library materials among libraries in different areas. If the St Charles Parish Library does not own an item you wish to borrow, you can request the item through LoanShark, Louisiana's statewide interlibrary loan system. Learn more here.
Search our catalog, place holds, manage your account, learn about upcoming events, get library hours and directions-- all from your device. With our digital library card, you can also connect one or multiple library cards to easily manage the whole family. Learn more about our app and download it:
Download from the Google Play Store
Download from the Apple App Store
Visit the German Coast Farmers Market in the parking lot of the East Regional Library every Saturday! Stop by from 8 am - 12 pm to shop from local vendors and visit the library, too! We are open from 9 am - 5 pm on Saturdays. Check out all of the ways SCPL collaborates with the community and contact us if you want to discuss how we can work with your group or organization.