Greater Rochester Teen Read

The Greater Rochester Teen Read (GRTR) is an annual event when librarians across the Monroe County Library System encourage teens and adults to read the same young adult novel and invite the community to meet the featured authors at libraries, schools, and teen centers, around the Rochester area, reaching hundreds of students and educators.

This Year’s Featured Author

This year (2023) marks the 13th program! October 24- 27, 2023 we are excited to welcome author Liza Wiemer, who will present her novel, The Assignment.

Meet Liza Wiemer at any of these FREE events!

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 5:00-6:00 pm
Winton Branch Library
611 Winton Rd. N., Rochester, NY 14609

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 6:30-7:30 pm
Hipocampo Children’s Books
638 South Ave., Rochester, NY 14620

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 6:00-7:00 pm
Brighton Memorial Library
2300 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY 14618
Come for a special Hallow-Teen Psych Night featuring Liza, activities, and refreshments. Enter to win a copy of THE ASSIGNMENT!

For more info on Liza or her books, visit www.lizawiemer.com.

Greater Rochester Teen Read 2023 is generously sponsored by the Friends & Foundation of the Rochester Public Library, the Monroe County Library System, Friends of Brighton Memorial Library, Monroe One BOCES, and Hipocampo Children’s Books.

2023 Greater Rochester Teen Read Brochure

Previous GRTR authors have included:

GRTR is an event focused on encouraging all of the community to read the same book and is in connection with Teen Read Week™, the national adolescent literacy initiative of the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). Many copies of the book, including others by the authors, are available at libraries across Monroe County.