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“I Was Born to Be in a Library”: Pat Conroy’s Great Love of Libraries

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“A library could show you everything if you knew where to look.”—Pat Conroy

This one-hour presentation on best-selling author Pat Conroy’s lifelong love of books and libraries focuses on the roles public libraries, school libraries, and Pat’s own personal library played in his writing life. Through video and audio clips, photographs, and published and unpublished writings by and about Conroy, this discussion welcomes attendees into the book-filled world of one of America’s most beloved writers.

This program is adaptable for grades 9–12

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Jonathan Haupt