NEA Big Read LAKESHORE

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Our mission is to foster a culture where reading matters.

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Connecting An American Sunrise to Circe 

December 5, 2022
This November marked my second year working for the Big Read Lakeshore. As a future…
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What We Learned from Matt de la Peña

November 28, 2022
Matt de la Peña visited Hope College’s campus on November 9. He spoke to 400…
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Mythic: Kruizenga Art Museum

November 21, 2022
Each year the Kruizenga Art Museum (KAM) curates an exhibit based on the chosen Big…
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Greek Democracy: A System Worth Copying?

November 14, 2022
It’s no secret the United States government system is based on Greek democracy; however, we…
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Author Spotlight: Matt de la Peña

November 7, 2022
This Wednesday, November 9th, the Big Read will have the joy of hosting author Matt…
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BIG Potential for Small Children with the Little Read Lakeshore Partnership

November 7, 2022
It is November, which means it is officially Little Read month!  At Ready for School,…

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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