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Greenwich Reads Together

Greenwich Reads Together

Greenwich Reads Together 2014

Thank you for your interest in Greenwich Reads Together. The next Greenwich Reads Together will take place in Fall 2014.

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Mission Statement

Greenwich Reads Together: a community-wide reading experience which engages all of Greenwich in exploring a single book.

About Greenwich Reads Together

Several community organizations are part of the Steering Committee leading Greenwich Reads Together, including Greenwich Library, Greenwich Arts Council, Greenwich Historical Society, Greenwich Alliance for Education, Greenwich Pen Women, Greenwich Public Schools and private schools, and Friends of Greenwich Library.

Selection Criteria

  • High literary quality
  • Reflective of universal issues
  • Currently in print and available in large quantities
  • Available in multiple formats, including paperback, e-book, audiobook, large print, etc.
  • Capable of generating thought-provoking discussions
  • Lends itself to engaging public programs
  • Appeals to a diverse population
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How to plan a program for Greenwich Reads Together 2014:

All programs will be included in a Greenwich Reads Together program brochure, but each organization will be responsible for promoting their program to their constituency.

Following are some suggested program ideas:

  • Lectures: topic experts, panels, symposiums
  • Concerts, music
  • Films
  • Play readings
  • Workshops
  • Art events/ exhibits: artist talk, exhibits
  • Storytelling
  • Debate
  • Poetry
  • Drawing, cartooning, graphic novels
  • Cooking
  • Scavenger hunt

For more information, please contact Kate Petrov.

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Previous Greenwich Reads Together Events

2013:

When The Emperor Was DivineWhen The
Emperor
Was Divine

by
Julie Otsuka

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2012:

ZeitounZeitoun
by
Dave Eggers

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2011:

The Book ThiefThe Book Thief
by
Markus Zusak

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