Ocean Adventures with Alison Teal: the female Indiana Jones

Virtual Event

Alison Teal, the Female Indiana Jones shares her adventures across the globe. Alison Teal spent her childhood exploring remote corners of the Earth, encountering exotic people and places and investigating...

Free

Little Read Author Event with Marsha Diane Arnold

Virtual Event

Our Little Read Lakeshore program is thrilled to virtually host this year’s Little Read author, Marsha Diane Arnold. She will share about the inspiration, research and writing of her bilingual...

Free

Ethics Aboard the Essex: Character and Consequences

Virtual Event

What would you have done on board the ship, Essex? What moral and ethical choices would you have made? Join Dr. David Stubbs and Dr. Daniel Flores from Western Theological...

Free

A Trip Down Memory Lane with Hope Professors

Virtual Event

Come join us and listen to Hope College professors’ crazy adventure stories. The NEA Big Read’s very own Deb Van Duinen will be talking about her experience with landmines? President...

Free

Little Read Literacy Days

Virtual Event

Reading our Little Read book is only half of the fun! Getting together with others to enjoy our love for the book adds to the fun! Head out to Patmos...

In the Heart of the Sea Book Discussion – ACEH

Virtual Event

Members of the Alliance for Cultural and Ethnic Harmony (ACEH) an organization dedicated to promoting unity, justice, equal opportunity, ethnic awareness, cross-cultural understanding and appreciation for diversity. We invite you...

Free

Galápagos Girl / Galapagueña StoryWalk®

Leave your screens behind and walk with our friends at Loutit District Library on a Galápagos Girl/Galapagueña StoryWalk® at Rosy Mound Natural Area in partnership with Ottawa County Parks. Walk...

Michigan I-O Big Read/Little Read concert

Virtual Event

Music was a key part of a whaler’s life. Some of their songs were for working. For example, shanties helped sailors to pull their oars in concert. Others helped make...

Free

SAC Film: In the Heart of the Sea

TBD

Calling all Hope students! Join the Big Read and the Student Activities Committee for a movie night featuring In the Heart of the Sea, starring Chris Hemsworth and directed by...

Free