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Getty images: Columnist Katelyn Schubert is hoping everyone will consider adding reading more books to their list of goals for 2017.

PETAWAWA LIBRARY: How to read more in 2017

Getting back into routine is often tricky after the holidays. Whether it be the thought of an entire new year commencing or recovering from family gatherings with obscene amounts of food and socialization, January often has people feeling the need to ‘get going again.’

Copies of the book 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' are displayed on the day of its release at a bookstore on July 31, 2016. 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child', the script book of the play of the same name by JK Rowling, writer Jack Thorne and director John Tiffany, is set 19 years after the seventh and final book in the Harry Potter series, 'The Deathly Hallows'. Rowling's books have sold more than 450 million copies of Harry Potter since 1997 and been adapted into eight films.

Harry Potter and the cursed script

I know I write a lot about Harry Potter, but I just can't help it. Imagine working in a library when a book like 'Frankenstein' or 'To Kill a Mockingbird' was released and being immersed in the conversations, controversies and celebrations. Harry Potter has had that impact on our society for over a decade and here we are in 2016, getting another do