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NEA Big Read at Valencia College: Home

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

Valencia College and Orange County Library System will be featuring The Journal of Unabashed Gratitude by Ross Gay in April 2023. Stay tuned for an upcoming program schedule!

NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) designed to broaden our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book. Orange County Library System and Valencia College is one of 78 not-for-profit organizations to receive a grant to host an NEA Big Read project in 2023. Showcasing a diverse range of contemporary titles that reflect many different voices and perspectives, the NEA Big Read aims to inspire conversation and discovery. This year, the Orange County Library System, in partnership with Valencia College, celebrate Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude by author Ross Gay. Events will take place in April 2023. Register for an NEA Big Read event today and join us to discover the treasures your imagination digs up!

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

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