Our 2023 NEA Big Read grant supports a community reading program focused on the novel Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi.
Upcoming Big Read programming:
Wednesday, October 11, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m., Camp Field Branch
Community Conversation on Homegoing
Program will include a conversation about the book, rock painting representing your heritage, and a sampling of sweet potato bread.
Monday, October 16, 6 - 8 p.m., Park Street Library @ the Lyric
The Role Music Played for Black Culture, Slavery to Present - Panel Discussion
A community conversation with HPL and Haneef Nelson on "The Important Role Music Played for Black Culture from Slavery to Present''
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.