Our 2023--24 NEA Big Read grant will support a community reading program focusing on Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi.
Upcoming Big Read programming:
Saturday, October 7, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Albany Branch
African Dance Workshop - Adults
Masem Enyong leads a fun and energetic class where students get to explore a fusion of traditional West African moves and sounds and contemporary Afro beats. Register HERE
Saturday, October 7, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Ancient Burying Ground - 60 Gold Street
Uncovering Their History at Ancient Burying Ground – Walking Tour
Learn about the efforts of the Ancient Burying Ground Association (ABGA) to research and remember the African and African-American people of colonial Hartford. Register HERE
Check out all of our programming for both books HERE
As an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in partnership with Arts Midwest, the NEA Big Read broadens our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the power of a shared reading experience.