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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 in support of the National Endowment for the Arts Big Read, a series of events building community while lifting the voices of women in science.

Featured Events

NEA Big Read Series Schedule

Sept. 14 to 19, 2020– Book Pickup
Sept. 19, 2020NEA Big Read Kickoff: Lab Blitz
Sept. 24, 2020– Fieldwork Fails
Oct. 13, 2020– Book Meetup: Lab Girl
Nov. 17, 2020– Book Meetup: Lab Girl
Dec. 5, 2020– Book Meetup: Swimming with Sharks
Jan. 12, 2021– Book Meetup: Lab Girl
Jan. 30, 2021Book Meetup: Evelyn the Adventurous Entomologist
Feb. 13, 2021Girls Do Science
Feb. 19, 2021– Keynote Speaker: Emily Graslie
March 18, 2021Keynote Speaker: Robin Wall Kimmerer
March 27, 2021– Book Meetup: Finding Wonders

Alachua Library NEA Big Read page

logos for the Alachua County Library and the NEA Big Reads program

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