The Big Read
The Big Read will begin March 5 and will run until May 5. This year, Galesburg Public Library will be reading Sun, Stone, and Shadows: 20 Great Mexican Short Stories, and there will be a variety of programs to celebrate Hispanic and Latino history and culture. You can pick up a free copy of Sun, Stone, and Shadows starting Monday, March 7 (available as long as supplies last).
All of The Big Read events are FREE! Check out the schedule below:
Cinco de Mayo Fiesta - Thursday, May 5 at GPL
The Big Read of Sun, Stone, and Shadows: 20 Great Mexican Short Stories will end with an all-day Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at the library! Everything is FREE! See the schedule below:
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Storytime with crafts and a song for children
Lunch from Acapulco Restaurant for all ages (food will be limited & first come-first served)
2:30 PM-4:30 PM
Movie: Spare Parts (©Lions Gate, rated PG-13, 114 minutes) & coloring for all ages
5:30 PM-7:00 PM
Live music for all ages by the popular local band, The Bits & Pieces Blues Band
7:00 PM-8:00 PM
Teens Only Cinco de Mayo Party
Thank you participating in this year’s Big Read!
A Reader’s Guide, Teacher’s Guide, and Audio Guide for Sun, Stone, and Shadows can be found at http://www.neabigread.org/books/sunstoneandshadows/.
If you have any questions about The Big Read please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 309-343-6118 and ask for Lauren Pierce, the Big Read Coordinator.
The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.
For more information about The Big Read, please visit www.neabigread.org.
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