2021 Book Bingo

Browse reading suggestions selected by our staff and links to other websites with related topics.
You can also ask a librarian for recommendations with Your Next 5 Books or check out Peak Picks for other ideas.

You can also check the hashtag #BookBingoNW2021 on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook to get ideas from fellow readers.

How to Play

Book titles may be used only once per card, and only one entry per person. For readers 18 and older.

For “Recommended by a Local Bookseller,” consider visiting one of SAL’s bookstore partners: Ada’s Technical Books; BookTree Kirkland; Book Larder; Edmonds Bookshop; Elliott Bay Book Company; Estelita’s Library; Island Books; Madison Books; Magnolia’s Bookstore; Open Books: A Poem Emporium; Paper Boat Booksellers; Phinney Books; Queen Anne Book Company; Secret Garden Books; Third Place Books (Lake Forest Park, Ravenna, and Seward Park); and University Book Store.

How do I win?

  • BINGO: Complete a horizontal, vertical or diagonal line! Turn in your card and you’ll be entered into a drawing for a gift card to an independent book store (via generous donation from The Friends of The Seattle Public Library).
  • Blackout: Complete all 25 squares! Turn in your card and you’ll be entered in a drawing for one of three grand prizes — including a subscription to the 2021/22 SAL series of your choice!


How do I submit my card for the prize drawing?
Submit the front and back of your completed card (with either a bingo or blackout) in only one of the following ways:

  1. DROP OFF your card (or a copy) at any open branch of The Seattle Public Library.
  2. EMAIL an image of the front and back of your card to bookbingo@spl.org
  3. POST A PHOTO of the front of the card only to one of the Library's or SAL's social media channels using the hashtag #BookBingoNW2021

Entries must be received by 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021.
Do Not Submit Card More Than One Time—Thank You!