Read ME

A statewide summer reading experience

2022 Recommending Author Christina Baker Kline. Photograph © Beowulf Sheehan


Every summer, Read ME gets Maine adults all reading two books recommended by a well-known Maine author. This coming summer, recommending author Christina Baker Kline has chosen Sigh, Gone by Phuc Tran and Beneficence by Meredith Hall.

Explore the 2022 Read ME Toolkit | Attend an event | Participating libraries

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Offered in partnership with Maine State Library, Read ME is structured to enable even the smallest, most rural libraries to participate. All that’s required is a commitment to making each of the featured titles available to their patrons.

Program goals

  • Connect Maine’s adult reading community through shared reading experiences
  • Support libraries in their work to provide quality adult summer reading initiatives
  • Elevate upcoming Maine Authors


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