The Great American Read Events

The Great American Read returns Tuesdays this fall to explore the 100 books chosen by the American public and how they’ve inspired, moved and shaped us.

Bookstores and libraries throughout the state are offering in-person events for The Great American Read. Check out what's coming to your area!

The Great American Read: Finale

10/23/2018 at 7 p.m.

Iowa Public Television
6450 Corporate Drive, Johnston, IA 50131

The Great American Read: Finale

10/23/2018 at 7 p.m.

Winfield Municipal Library
112 West Ash, Winfield, IA 52659

The Great American Read: Other Worlds

10/20/2018 at 11 a.m.

Barnes & Noble
101 S Jordan Creek Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50266

The Great American Read: Other Worlds

10/20/2018 at 11 a.m.

Winfield Municipal Library
112 West Ash, Winfield, IA 52659

The Great American Read: What We Do For Love

10/13/2018 at 11 a.m.

Barnes & Noble
4400 Sergeant Rd #550, Sioux City, IA 51106

The Great American Read: What We Do For Love

10/13/2018 at 11 a.m.

Winfield Municipal Library
112 West Ash, Winfield, IA 52659

The Great American Read: Villains & Monsters

10/6/2018 at 11 a.m.

Barnes & Noble
333 Collins Rd NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

The Great American Read: Villains & Monsters

10/6/2018 at 11 a.m.

Winfield Municipal Library
112 West Ash, Winfield, IA 52659

The Great American Read: Waterloo

9/29/2018 at 11 a.m.

Barnes & Noble
1518 Flammang Dr, Waterloo, IA 50702

The Great American Read: Waterloo

9/29/2018 at 11 a.m.

Winfield Municipal Library
112 West Ash, Winfield, IA 52659

Speech & TGAR

9/25/2018 at 7 p.m.

Pella Library
603 Main St, Pella, IA 50219

Speech & TGAR

9/25/2018 at 7 p.m.

Winfield Municipal Library
112 West Ash, Winfield, IA 52659

The Great American Read: Who Am I?

9/22/2018 at 11 a.m.

Barnes & Noble
1451 Coral Ridge Ave #1108, Coralville, IA 52241

The Great American Read: Who Am I?

9/22/2018 at 11 a.m.

Winfield Municipal Library
112 West Ash, Winfield, IA 52659

The Great American Read: Kick Off

9/15/2018 at 11 a.m.

Barnes & Noble
4550 University Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50266

The Great American Read: Trivia Night

9/11/2018 at 6:30 p.m.

The Hall
111 S 11th St Suite 200, West Des Moines, IA 50265

Major production funding provided by Anne Ray Foundation, A Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropy. Engagement funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and Anne Ray Foundation, A Margaret A Cargill Philanthropy.