Loutit District Library is pleased to partner with the NEA Big Read Lakeshore, an annual month-long community-wide reading program that takes place every November. Run by Hope College in collaboration with many partner organizations, the NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) designed to broaden our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book.

This year’s Big Read selection is In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick.

Read any of the Big Read or Little Read Lakeshore books — Galapagos Girl or In the Heart of the Sea (young readers edition or adult edition) — or watch the movie. Come together on Zoom and chat about what we read or watched at 6:30 pm on November 12. Registration is required. Registrants will receive an email with a Zoom link prior to the event. For grades 5th through adult! Enjoy our NEA Little Read Lakeshore Galapagos Girl Storywalk November 7-14 at Rosy Mound. Check out other Big Read and Little Read events up and down the lakeshore! For an event calendar and more information, check the Big Read website.

11.7 Galapagos Girl Storywalk



NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

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