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Good books broaden our horizons and inspire new conversations, no matter where we are! Join the Florida Museum of Natural History and Alachua County Library District for the National Endowment for the Arts Big Read, a series of events building community while lifting the voices of women in science!

Enjoy this FREE virtual book discussion, featuring library staff and special guest speakers, and join in the conversation via Zoom!

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We recognize that not everyone may want to speak up in discussion. This is 100% okay and we want to invite you to “come as you are” to these meetings! This means if you are more comfortable listening, or even if you feel you may be behind in the reading material, we want to still open the space for you to be involved.

Book: Evelyn the Adventurous Entomologist: The True Story of a World-Traveling Bug Hunter by Christine Evans
The true story of a world-traveling bug scientist told with beautiful illustrations.

Target ages: Grades 1-5


person with face paint smilingRachel Atchison, Biological Science Technician at the U.S. Department of Agriculture
person smilingChristine Evans, Author of Evelyn the Adventurous Entomologist
person smilingVR Seagal, Graduate Student in UF’s Entomology and Nematology Department

NEA Big Read Series

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NEA Big Read

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


Name: Chelsea Collison, Florida Museum

Phone: 352-273-2062

Email: ccollison@flmnh.ufl.edu

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