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NEA Big Read 2019: Attleboro In the Heart of the Sea

Visit for detailed information about this year’s events! Character, determination, adversity, leadership, diversity, enormity and survival – all are themes explored in Nathaniel Philbrick’s In the Heart of the Sea, a National Book Award winner for nonfiction and the basis for the 2015 movie directed by Ron Howard. Using journals written by Owen Chase, first […]

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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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