The Great American Read
The Great American Read is a multi-platform campaign to get San Antonians inspired to read! We’ll be out in the community, airing special programming, and will have social media exclusives to get everyone involved. We hope you join us!
FRIDAY, JULY 20
Join us from 10 a.m. to 1 p. m. at Normoyle Park so we can play together. Special appearances by Daniel Tiger!
FRIDAY, AUGUST 3 | 5-10PM
Stop by KLRN’s table at Brick at Blue Star to donate books, take pictures and tell us which book you’re voting for.
SATURDAY, JULY 29 | 12-2PM
We're celebrating the end of the summer reading campaign. Those of all ages can turn in their summer reading logs.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6 | 10AM-...
Celebrate books and art! Vote for your favorite books online and in person, and use our props to take themed photos.
Tuesday, May 22 | 7PM
Uncover illuminating details about the 100 books that made the list, and their authors and the people who read them.
Tuesday, September 11 | 7PM
To celebrate reading and prepare for the launch of the theme shows, see a recap of the country's 100 favorite books.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
Learn how our favorite books about self-discovery and rites of passage help us navigate our own life’s journey.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
Why are we drawn to books with heroic characters, and how do they bring us comfort, hope and inspiration?
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2
What do our favorte books about villains, monsters and evil forces tell us about ourselves and our darkest desires?
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9
How books about many different kinds of love help us navigate and understand relationships in our own lives.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16
Why are we so drawn to these novels about other worlds, and how do they help us gain insight into our own world?
Tuesday, October 23 | 7PM
After reaching out across America, and with voting closing, a celebrity-packed final show reveals the Best-Loved Book.