Wayne County Reads

THE LIBRARY BOOK
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is a one book, one-community project started in Wayne County, N.C. in 2004. In addition to discussing each book’s literary merits, WCR provides free public programs such as lectures, exhibits, performances, films, discussions, demonstrations, contests and festivals that explore the themes and issues in the books.

About the 2020 Book Selection



The New York Times bestseller, The Library Book by Susan Orlean, tells the story of libraries in a way that has never been done before. The book chronicles the great 1986 Los Angeles Public Library fire and its aftermath to showcase the larger,crucial role that libraries play in our lives.  

The book can be borrowed from local Wayne County Public Library branches or purchased from the Wayne Community College Bookstore and Books-A-Million in Goldsboro.

The 2020 Wayne County Reads partners include:
  • Wayne Community College
  • Wayne County Public Library
  • Literacy Connections
  • University of Mount Olive
  • Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Library
  • Wayne County Public Schools
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Past Selections