The Great American Read

Designed to spark a national conversation about reading, literacy, and the books that have inspired, moved, and shaped us, The Great American Read is an eight-part PBS series and nationwide competition that explores the joy of books and the power of reading through the lens of America’s 100 best-loved books, as voted on by the public. There are two ways to vote for America's favorite book. You can visit the official voting website and choose your favorite book, or you can select your favorite book's hashtag and post it on Facebook or tweet it on Twitter. Check out America's 100 best-loved books at the Jacksonville Public Library today! 

Programming for The Great American Read is offered as part of a grant from the American Library Association and PBS.


1984 - The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime


The Da Vinci Code - The Hunt for Red October


The Intuitionist - The Outsiders


The Picture of Dorian Gray - Wuthering Heights

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