THE GREAT AMERICAN READ premieres Tuesday, May 22 at 7pm on RMPBS, launching a summer of reading and voting.

Check back in late April for the official list of America's favorite 100 books. 


Official Trailer:

THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, hosted by Meredith Vieira, 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. The series will engage audiences with a list of 100 diverse books. Audiences are encouraged to read the books, vote from the list of 100, and share their personal connections to the titles.

THE GREAT AMERICAN READ premieres Tuesday, May 22 at 7pm on RMPBS with a launch special, kicking off a summer of reading and voting. Then in the fall, seven new episodes of the series will air as the quest to find America’s most beloved book moves into high gear. Episodes from the series will feature appearances by celebrities, athletes, experts, authors, and everyday Americans advocating for their favorite book.

Great American Read Book Mock


Little Free Libraries

Visit our Little Free Libraries! 

As part of our mission to support lifelong learning and literacy at any age, we’ve set up four Little Free Libraries around the state. Visit one of these to give a book, take a book and share your love of reading! Little Free Library box

  • Southern Colorado: Tim Gill Center, 315 E Costilla St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903 

  • Denver: location TBD

  • Durango: location TBD

  • Grand Junction: TBD

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