The NEA Big Read

The NEA Big ReadAn initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest, the NEA Big Read broadens our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book. Showcasing a diverse range of contemporary titles that reflect many different voices and perspectives, the NEA Big Read aims to inspire conversation and discovery. Read more.

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University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

  • College of Liberal Studies
  • Murphy Library

La Crosse Public Library

Western Technical College

City of La Crosse

La Crosse County Jail

Wisconsin Humanities Council

Downtown Mainstreet


People’s Food Co-Op

Todd Wehr Memorial Library, Viterbo University