This is a special sneak peek of the premiere episode of PBS’ THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, a series designed to spark a national conversation about books and reading. After the screening, join moderator Mark McLemore (Arizona Spotlight) with guests Karen Greene (Pima County Public Library), Betty Stauffer (Literacy Connects) and Niamh Wallace (University of Arizona Libraries) as they engage in a conversation around the program.
Share your book testimonial! At 5pm, before the screening, Arizona Public Media will be on-site filming book testimonials. We want to hear from YOU about which book on the list is your favorite and why!
5:00 – Patrons are invited to be interviewed about their favorite book.
6:00-7:30 – Screening of part of the first episode of the series followed by a panel discussion moderated by Arizona Public Media host Mark Mclemore.
Space is limited and registration is required. For free tickets go to: azpm.org\greatread. For more information call 520-621-5828.