Great American Read Finale Event

Description: From 7-8pm there will be a book discussion on the Great American Read Top 100 book list, book trivia, a New York Times special crossword puzzle sheet, a poster giveaway, and a free drawing for Jorgensen tickets.

From 8-9pm the finale will be livestreamed, where the winner of the Great American Read will be announced. Appetizers and refreshments will be served.

THE GREAT AMERICAN READ is an eight-part series that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey). It investigates how and why writers create their fictional worlds, how we as readers are affected by these stories, and what these 100 different books have to say about our diverse nation and our shared human experience.

The television series features entertaining and informative documentary segments, with compelling testimonials from celebrities, authors, notable Americans and book lovers across the country.
The series is the centerpiece of an ambitious multi-platform digital, educational and community outreach campaign, designed to get the country reading and passionately talking about books. (From www.pbs.org)
Location: Mary Cheney Library, 586 Main Street, Manchester
URL: https://library.townofmanchester.org/
Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm EDT
Duration: 2 hours
Priority: 5-Medium
Access: Public
Created by: csiccalendar
Updated: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 12:44pm EDT