Pierce County Library System and “The News Tribune” proudly co-present Pierce County READS to continue bringing together Pierce County residents to engage, read and talk about great books. This decade-long program focuses on books that challenge our perceptions and further our understanding of the world.
Pierce County READS selections are best-selling works by living authors that appeal to wide audiences, present relevant themes and provoke meaningful discussion. Many sit atop the “New York Times” best-seller list for weeks and take home the industry’s top awards.
Since Pierce County READS began in 2008:
Selected books have been checked out of Pierce County Libraries nearly 50,000 times.
More than 9,000 people have turned out to hear the selected author.
More than 13,000 people have attended other Pierce County READS events.