PBS The Great American Read

Wednesday September 12, 2018

Mobile Celebrates The Help

The Mobile Public Library is one of 50 libraries from across the country selected to receive a community programming grant to support The Great American Read created by PBS.  
The Great American Read is an eight-part television and online series designed to spark a national conversation about reading and books. The book list contains 100 titles or series that have the greatest influence on Americans today. 

The Great American Read is interactive.  By visiting pbs.org/greatamericanread , readers and viewers alike can vote for their favorite title.  In the weeks leading up to the final reveal of America’s top choice, people of all ages can vote online, by phone, or by text.  

The Mobile Public Library will celebrate a specific title, The Help by Kathryn Stockett, during the following programs:



Film Showing and Discussion of The Help  
Tuesday, September 18 - 6 p.m.
West Regional Library

Guest Speaker - Southern Cookbook Author & The Help Consultant
Martha Foose

Thursday, September 27
6p.m.  book signing/reception
7 p.m. program
Ben May Main Library

Which Book Comes Out on Top?
Final Episode Book Reveal Live Streaming Party
Tuesday, October 23 
6 p.m. reception 
7 p.m. broadcast 
Ben May Main Library  

And much more - including a reading challenge at every library location. Help us celebrate The Great American Read!


Location: Ben May Main Library
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