NEA Big Read LAKESHORE

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Summer Book Recommendations

June 21, 2021
With summer vacation upon us, it seems like the perfect time to highlight some recommendations…
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Nervous about Poetry?

June 14, 2021
Our Big Read 2021 book announcement day was last week and there’s already lots of…
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Introducing Our 2021 Selections!

June 9, 2021
We are excited to announce that we have received an eighth consecutive grant from the…
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Every Word Counts!

June 7, 2021
Words in a poem are like sentences in a novel. Poems tend to vary in…
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Happy Memorial Day: Remembrance through Poetry

May 31, 2021
Memorial Day usually means the kick-off to summer with picnics and time with family and…
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Poetry: Tell Me How You Really Feel

May 24, 2021
Sometimes when we study poetry in school, it can be easy to focus on analyzing…

Ways to Get Involved

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Attend our events

Our events offer a variety of perspectives, experiences, and angles on the book.

Interact with others

Our goal is that you listen and learn from others as well as sharing your own ideas and experiences.

Respond

Our community becomes stronger when you make positive changes in response to your interactions with the book.

Who is the NEA Big Read Lakeshore for?

Readers of all ages along the Lakeshore

Book clubs

P-12 students

College/University students

Teachers

Professors

Librarians

Library patrons

Senior citizens

Workplaces

Families

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