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Final Big Read Events are Happening Now

Attleboro has hosted many Big Read events since this year’s title launch on September 8th, and it’s not over yet! On Wednesday night, Neil Swidey, author of Trapped Under the Sea, this year’s Big Read companion title, will give a presentation at Bristol Community College. This FREE event, located at 11 Field Road in Attleboro, […]

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2018 NEA Big Read: Five Skies by Ron Carlson

Thanks to a $15,000 grant received from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the Attleboro Public Library is pleased to once again partner with other community organizations to present our 12th Annual Big Read Celebration. The launch will be held in Balfour Riverwalk Park on Saturday, September 8, from 1 to 3 p.m. Highlights […]

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More Exciting Big Read Events in October!

Our 2017 NEA Big Read is coming to a close over the next few weeks.   We are grateful for the many inspirational and practical programs Attleboro’s 1ABC partners and members have developed for this year’s project. You can feel, as well as see, the dedication and love for what they do coming from our Emergency […]

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Celebrating Station Eleven

What is the Big Read? According to the NEA website, “A program of the National Endowment for the Arts, NEA Big Read broadens our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book. Managed by Arts Midwest, this initiative offers grants to support innovative community reading programs designed […]

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