PROGRAM: Reading Across Rhode Island

Presented by:
Rhode Island Council for the Humanities
Local Partner: Libraries Subject: Literacy, Other, Varies Audience: All, Rural Communities

Reading Across Rhode Island, Rhode Island’s One Book, One State community read program kicks off its 15th year by inviting everyone to join in the reading of Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson. Reading Across Rhode Island is a program of the Rhode Island Center for the Book at the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, made possible through a vibrant collaboration of librarians, teachers, book group leaders and readers from across the state. The 2017 program runs from January through May with readers in Rhode Island classrooms, libraries, community centers, bookstores and book groups invited to join discussions and participate in local community events such as lectures, exhibits and dramatic interpretations centered on this year’s selection.