We are sad to announce that A Tale for Three Counties Program is ending. For more information, please read the following articles from The Daily News:

  1. ‘Tale for Three Counties’ committee dissolves

  2. Regret and appreciation: Sad to see Tale for Three Counties go, but organizers should be thanked

  3. Tale authors react to program’s end


What was the Tale for Three Counties?

Tale for Three Counties was an area-wide book discussion, which started in 2003, and was represented by the 19 public libraries of Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming counties and Genesee Community College in Western New York State.


What were some of the book selections that were read in the last 14 years?

2003 Leif Enger Peace Like a River
2004 Howard Frank Mosher Northern Borders
2005 Julia Spencer-Fleming In the Bleak Midwinter
2006 Jennifer Donnelly A Northern Light
2007 Mark Spragg An Unfinished Life
2008 Thomas Mullen Last Town on Earth
2009 P.L. Gaus Separate from the World
2010 Garth Stein The art of racing in the rain
2011 Hillary Jordan Mudbound
2012 Yannick Murphy The Call
2013 Peter Troy May the road rise up to meet you
2014 Karen Thompson Walker The age of miracles
2015 Laura McBride We are called to rise
2016 S. M. Hulse Black River


Where can I see pictures of past programs?

Take the opportunity to view our online photo album of past authors.