What is The Great American Read?

  1. PBS has compiled a list of 100 best-loved novels and is asking Americans to name their favorites.
  2. The selections are all available to read in English regardless of their original language.
  3. You can vote every day for as many of the books as you want.
  4. Vote early and often. Go to http://www.pbs.org/the-great-american-read/vote/ to log your vote. You can use your Facebook profile or an email address.
  5. PBS will compile the results to name America’s Favorite Book.

How is the Elyria Public Library System using the Great American Read?

  1. It is a great place to start looking for a new book to read.
  2. Like our Facebook page Elyria Public Library System. https://www.facebook.com/ElyriaLibrary.
  3. Talk with us about books on our Facebook page. We will have an ongoing series of posts that directly relate to the PBS booklist.

During this series of discussions, we will discuss the following topics:

  1. How many books have YOU read from the list?
  2. What was your favorite? Tell us why?
  3. What have you learned by reading these books?
  4. Which of these books do you wish that everyone would read?
  5. How would reading your favorite book change someone else for the better?