Greenwich Reads Together

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

Greenwich Reads Together is Greenwich Library’s community-wide reading experience which engages all of Greenwich in exploring a single book. In 2016, almost 20 community organizations and more than 7,500 Greenwich residents participated in events around Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel.

Greenwich Reads Together is supported by the Friends of Greenwich Library.

Suggestions are currently being evaluated by a committee that includes Library staff and community members. The chosen book will be announced later this spring and Greenwich Reads Together 2017 will take place in the fall. Check out the full list of suggestions below:

Selection Criteria

  • 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
  • The author must be living

GRT Steering Committee

  • Greenwich Library
  • Greenwich Arts Council
  • Greenwich Historical Society
  • Greenwich Alliance for Education
  • Greenwich Pen Women
  • Greenwich Public and Independent Schools
  • Friends of Greenwich Library
  • Retired Men’s Association (RMA) of Greenwich

Previous Greenwich Reads Together Selections