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Marathon County READS

Marathon County READSMarathon County READS was a county-wide program designed to promote reading, literacy and cultural awareness. 2002-2010, MCPL staff selected and promoted a book related to a theme that readers in our area would find engaging.

Reading the selected title was just the beginning! Many related events were planned, including discussion groups, story times, presentations and more!

Past READS titles included the following:

  • 2010 - "Seedfolks" by Paul Fleischman
  • 2009 - "Marley & Me" by John Grogan
  • 2008 - "Hoot" by Carl Hiaasen
  • 2007 - The Big Read: "My Antonia" by Willa Cather
  • 2006 - "Parsifal's Page" by Gerald Morris
  • 2005 - "Because of Winn-Dixie" by Kate DiCamillo
  • 2004 - "Walk Two Moons" by Sharon Creech
  • 2003 - "A Long Way From Chicago" by Richard Peck
  • 2002 - "Hatchet" by Gary Paulsen

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