The Great American Read

The Great American Read

The Great American Read, hosted by Meredith Vieira, is an eight-part television and online series designed to spark a national conversation about reading and the books that have inspired, moved, and shaped us. The series will engage audiences with a list of 100 diverse books. Audiences are encouraged to read the books, vote from the list of 100, and share their personal connections to the titles.

The series premieres Tuesday, May 22 at 8/7c on PBS stations with a launch special, kicking off a summer of reading and voting. Then in the fall, seven new episodes of the series will air as the quest to find America’s most beloved book moves into high gear. Episodes from the series will feature appearances by celebrities, athletes, experts, authors, and everyday Americans advocating for their favorite book.

Browse the books using the genre links below.

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Top 20 and an Author with Karen Dionne

Thursday, May 17th at 7pm

Meet Karen Dionne, author of The Marsh King's Daughter

 

 

 

 *Plus our top 20 book recommendations of the season

 *20% off all purchases for attendees

 *Free book (advance reader's copy)

Reservations requested. Please call  (269) 982-1110 or email.

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Storytime with Poppy

Thursday, May 17th at 10:45 AM

20% entire purchase for all attendees

Join us (and Poppy) as we read some of our favorite new picture books and have some fun together.

Books are most appropriate for ages 2-5 but all ages welcome.