NEA Big Read LAKESHORE

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Our mission is to foster a culture where reading matters.

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Busy Bee

December 6, 2021
It’s that time of year again. With the holiday season comes the busy season of…
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Reflections on An American Sunrise

November 29, 2021
Our 2021 Big Read Lakeshore programming has come to an end. Even though our events…
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Jack Ridl | Poetry is what poets write

November 23, 2021
In this episode, Dr. Deb Van Duinen has a conversation with Jack Ridl. Jack Ridl…
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The Thanksgiving Story

November 22, 2021
As Thanksgiving approaches this week and as our Big Read program comes to an end,…
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Fry Bread

November 15, 2021
This past week the author of the book Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story,…
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Students Engaging with An American Sunrise

November 8, 2021
We are thrilled that Joy Harjo joins us today to discuss her collection of poems,…

Ways to Get Involved

Read the book

Our book's topics and themes are timely and relevant.

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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