402 Main Street Greenfield, Massachusetts 01301

Adult Summer Reading Program 2016

Join the Greenfield Public Library’s summer reading program for adults, “18 for ’16,” and be entered to win one of three World Eye Bookshop gift certificates. For each one of the 18 staff picks you read and review, you will get another ticket in the raffle. Gift certificates are for $25, $50 and $100.

Staff have selected some of their favorite titles, 18 of which will be available on the “Summer Reading 18 for ’16” table by the circulation desk. Additional reading lists will also be provided.

The Summer Reading Social will be on August 27th, 2016 from 1pm-3pm. There will be Ice Cream, Cake and Books! Join the readers circle to celebrate great reads and have refreshments. The drawing of the Summer Reading Raffle will take place at the social.

The program is possible due to the generous support of the Friends of the Library with the World Eye Bookshop.

The 18 Book Choices for 2016 include:

1. Someone by Alice McDermott

2. Hummingbird’s Daughter by Luis Alberto Urrea

3. Isaac’s Storm by Erik Larson

4. Martian by Andy Weir

5. Visiting Tom by Michael Perry

6. A Woman’s Worth by Marianne Williamson

7. Canon by Natalie Angier

8. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

9. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

10. Miracle on Monhegan Island by Elizabeth Kelly

11. Fun Home by Alison Bechdel

12. Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

13. Mosquito Hours by Melissa Corliss Delorenzo

14. When the Emperor was Divine by Julie Otsuka

15. The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

16. Mr. Palomar by Italo Calvino

17. Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

18. Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold