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NEA Big Read 2021: 2021: Lab Girl, by Hope Jahren

A guide to events for the NEA Big Read program at Valencia College and Orange County Library System

NEA Big Read 2021


      NEA Big Read 2021

We are proud to announce we will be working with Orange County Library System again in 2021 on the NEA Big Read grant focusing on Lab Girl, a memoir by Hope Jahren, a geochemist and geobiologist.

Events will be announced in late 2020 and will follow themes present in Lab Girl, such as mental health, student success, and women in STEM.


What is NEA Big Read?

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

For more information on Big Read, visit the NEA web site at