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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Kick-Off Event with Joy Harjo

October 18, 2021
There is only one week until the kick-off of our 2021 Big Read programming! We…
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Little Read Story Walks

October 11, 2021
One of our favorite aspects of our Big Read and Little Read programs are the…
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What Exactly is the Poet Laureate?

October 4, 2021
On October 1, the Big Read events for the November 2021 programming went live. Check…
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Q&A with Poet in Residence Jack Ridl

September 27, 2021
Our Big Read team is excited to announce that Jack Ridl will be our Poet…
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Native American Art: Kruizenga Museum Collection

September 20, 2021
Throughout September, our social media account is announcing some exciting events for our November programming.…
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Joy Harjo: Poet Warrior

September 13, 2021
Last week our 2021 author, Joy Harjo, released Poet Warrior: A Memoir. This book serves…

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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