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Past Projects

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Since 2002, Greensboro Public Library has sponsored major city-wide reading projects every other year. This site is an archive of those projects as they existed on our website. You will find listings of events, images, recordings and other elements unique to each project. For more information, contact the Community Project Director.
  • 2002 - A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest Gaines
  • 2004 - The Middle of Everywhere by Mary Pipher
  • 2006 - Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl
  • 2008 - The Pleasure Was Mine by Tommy Hayes
  • 2010 - The Soloist by Steve Lopez
  • 2013 - Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea
  • 2015 - A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson
  • 2017Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
Additionally, we have sponsored smaller projects around an author visit or title: