NEA Big Read LAKESHORE

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Our mission is to foster a culture where reading matters.

NEA Big Read Lakeshore

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Circe – What’s to Know?

June 27, 2022
This year our Big Read Lakeshore selection is Circe by Madeline Miller. We have a…
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Read Circe with us!

June 20, 2022
We are so excited to have Lakeshore readers read our 2022 book (Circe by Madeline…
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2022 Big Read and Little Read Book Announcements!

June 15, 2022
The community-wide NEA Big Read Lakeshore and Little Read Lakeshore organized by Hope College have…
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Two More Days until our Book Announcement!

June 13, 2022
This year’s book selection and details about our upcoming programming will be announced in just…
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Why we should all read the Percy Jackson series

June 6, 2022
The Hero’s Journey is one of the most popular ways to structure a story. There…
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Literature is Interdisciplinary

May 30, 2022
The Big Read is a literacy program, so one would assume that our program only…

Ways to Get Involved

Read the book

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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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