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The Great American Read: Preview Screening at Midtown Scholar

Written by Heather Woolridge | Aug 17, 2018 3:00 PM

Join book lovers of all ages for an advance screening of PBS's highly anticipated television series The Great American Read. WITF, in partnership with Midtown Scholar Bookstore, invites you to this special preview screening that includes a peek at two special features produced by WITF--one highlighting the work of Pulitzer Prize winning Pennsylvania author John Updike and another profiling children's book author Jean Craighead George. After the screening, stick around for a talk back session with local authors and professors.

The event is free, but registration is requested. Reserve your spot using the form below. 

"The Great American Read" is an eight-part television and online series designed to spark a national conversation about reading and the books that have inspired, moved, and shaped us. Hosted by Meredith Viera, the series premiere of "The Great American Read" will air on WITF TV September 11 at 8pm.

Preview Screening & Talk Back Session
Monday, September 10 | 6:30-8p
Midtown Scholar Bookstore, Harrisburg 

Watch the Launch Special

America's 100 best-loved books are revealed, launching the campaign & the nationwide vote.

Major production funding for The Great American Read is 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



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