2021 ROOT CHALLENGE

Together in 2020 we well exceeded our goal with 3,000+ of our own books and reached our goal for the sixth consecutive year! ROOT was successful but there are still books to be read. We will be Reading Our Own Tomes (those old books that deserve their time in the limelight). Join in the fight against unread books! But ROOT also says how we support each other in the effort and cheer each other to their own goal.

All of us have mountains of books that are just waiting to be read and this is our way of making that decision to read those books. Newer and prettier books are always catching our eyes so older books fall farther to the bottom of the pile. This group is designed to help everyone see those books that have been hiding, and read them with the same joy as a new book arriving from the bookstore.

At the end of each month, we tally up the books that have been read by the members so far, so that we can see if we are still on target to reach our group goal.

To everyone - please be sure that you have joined the group!!!!!
To all our new members - When joining the group, please set a numerical goal and create a ticker and copy it into your own personal thread as well as the group ticker thread - ...please create a new ticker, do not reuse the current one
After a certain period of time they stop functioning regularly so a new one is preferred.

Ticker Thread = https://www.librarything.com/topic/327852

This will help tremendously at the end of each month when the totals are calculated to show our progress. As we watch the group tickers move, we will root on each other to reach our individual goals and win the fight against unread books.

I chose for this year's picture - the Library of Congress - the world's largest library.

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rocketjk's 2021 Off the Shelf adventures18 olästa / 18rocketjk, måndag 11:34am
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Jackie's 2021 ROOT thread142 olästa / 142Jackie_K, söndag 2:05pm
Susan's ROOT Project for 2021 (2)32 olästa / 32susanj67, söndag 11:50am
si: Root Challenge 202133 olästa / 33si, söndag 9:33am
fuzzi's REHOMING Thread for 2021 (we don't use that "culled" term 'round here!)24 olästa / 24fuzzi, söndag 9:01am
Bragan's Redemptive ROOTing for 202178 olästa / 78bragan, lördag 5:49pm
Jean (majkia's) Attempt to Terraform Planet TBR69 olästa / 69majkia, lördag 10:49am
Familyhistorian's ROOTing for a better year in 202180 olästa / 80Familyhistorian, fredag 6:02pm
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johnxlibris and his ROOT 2021 goal26 olästa / 26johnxlibris, fredag 10:58am
mstrust & the ROOT of All Evil82 olästa / 82mstrust, torsdag 5:50pm
Lynsey's First Step....35 olästa / 35Lynsey2, onsdag 9:58pm
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ca_dmv...Here we go again!15 olästa / 15connie53, april 6
Benita's Big Bad Book Pile 202149 olästa / 49benitastrnad, april 5
DisassemblyOfReason's ROOT Challenge for 202112 olästa / 12DisassemblyOfReason, april 4
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H-mb's 2021 ROOT challenge15 olästa / 15h-mb, april 4
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CurrerBell's 2021 ROOTing14 olästa / 14connie53, april 4
Elizabeth/readingtangent's 2021 ROOTs22 olästa / 22connie53, april 4
Sally Lou's ROOT thread26 olästa / 26connie53, april 4
misscleasia: 2021 ROOT Challenge16 olästa / 16connie53, april 4
Ritacate's ROOTs18 olästa / 18connie53, april 4
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Coach of Alva's 2021 Roots22 olästa / 22connie53, april 4
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