Join the St. Croix Valley as we read Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
The NEA Big Read in the St. Croix Valley is a one book, one community program that brings together residents from throughout the St. Croix Valley around a common book. ArtReach is pleased to announce that in 2020 programming will include a variety of literary, visual and performing arts opportunities centered on themes found in Lab Girl.
Events for Lab Girl have been POSTPONED. Check back for new dates.
Read the book
In January, numerous copies of Lab Girl and book club kits can be found in circulation at local libraries throughout the St. Croix Valley. In addition, ArtReach will be distributing hundreds of Read and Release copies of the book throughout the St. Croix Valley in Little Free Libraries, laundromats, coffee shops and doctor’s offices. If you prefer to purchase your own copy of Lab Girl, our local independently-owned bookstores Valley Bookseller in Stillwater and Chapter 2 Books in Hudson are offering at 15% discount for those who would like to purchase their own copy.
NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.
NEA Big Read is designed to broaden our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book. ArtReach St. Croix is one of 75 not-for-profit organizations to receive a grant to host an NEA Big Read project between September 2019 and June 2020.
ArtReach St. Croix is presenting the NEA Big Read in the St. Croix Valley in conjunction with core program partners Valley Bookseller, Stillwater Public Library, St. Croix Festival Theatre, UW River Falls, River Falls Public Library and library branches located in communities between St. Croix Falls, WI and Hastings, MN.