Assemblymen Daniel O'Donnell is sponsoring the tenth annual Community Reading Challenge starting from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 9.

Former NFL player and author Trevor Pryce will read from his first novel "An Army of Frogs," at the George Bruce Library, 518 W. 125th Street. The free party will feature food and drinks.

There will also be two free  parties on May 16 and May 17 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Morningside Heights Library, 2900 Broadway, at the corner of 113th Street and the Bloomingdale Library at 150 W. 100th St., between Amsterdam Avenue and Columbus Avenue.

The May 16 event at the Morningside Heights Library will feature author Artie Bennett and musicians Robert Karpay and Noah Berman. The May 17 Bloomingdale Library event will feature Karpay, Berman and other guests.