Past NEA Big Read 2021 Events


MARCH 2021 EVENTS

UMass Amherst logoMarch 22  Monday, 5 pm
What: Viral Exchanges: Hotspots, Spillovers, and the Reordering of Life (lecture, Gregg Mitman)
2020-2021 Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture Series – Planet on a Precipice: Histories and Futures of the Environmental Emergency
Where: Online, UMass Amherst History Department
♦ Find information and register here.

 

UMass Amherst logoMarch 25  Thursday, 6 pm
What: The Land Beneath Our Feet (film), Panel Discussion with the Director
2020-2021 Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture Series – Planet on a Precipice: Histories and Futures of the Environmental Emergency

Where: Online, UMass Amherst History Department
♦ Find information and register here.

 

APRIL 2021 EVENTS

All Hamptons Read logo, compass. Includes the words, "North, East, South, West, Plus Burgy"April 7  Wednesday, 7-8:30 pm
What: Trauma Informed Care and the Pandemic, Rosie McMahan and TIC
Where: Online, Edwards Public Library in Southampton
♦ Find information and register here.

 

Jones Library logo. Owl with red scarf reading a book, standing on books with the words "Learn," "Discover," and "Connect" on the spine.April 8  Thursday, 7 pm
What: Station Eleven and Surviving Pandemics, Anna Tayler
Associate Professor from the UMass Dept. of History, on the survival of culture as portrayed in pandemic literature.
Where: Zoom, Jones Library in Amherst
♦ Find information and register here.

 

Libraries in the Woods logo. Black and white line-drawing of a person sitting under a tree with a book. Winding path to a library in the background. April 10  Saturday, 11 am
What: Pondering the Pandemic: a Guided Doodling Workshop with Cara Bean
Where: Zoom, Wendell Free Library
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Libraries in the Woods logo. Black and white line-drawing of a person sitting under a tree with a book. Winding path to a library in the background. April 12  Monday, 6 pm
What: Bug-out Bags and Books! Would you be ready to bug-out if you had to? A bug-out bag contains the essentials you’d need, if you had to get out fast. Chelsea Jordan-Makely will talk about things to include in your bug-out bag and discuss four books in which the characters have to make quick getaways and survive on their wits, including Station Eleven. Prizes for “Youth,” “Most Prepared,” and “Most Creative.” Contest closes May 29th.
Where: Zoom, Griswold Memorial Library in Colrain
♦ Find information here. Email griswold@colrain-ma.gov to register.

 

Jones Library logo. Owl with red scarf reading a book, standing on books with the words "Learn," "Discover," and "Connect" on the spine.April 13  Tuesday, 7 pm (or see April 14, Tuesday)
What: Book discussion, led by Jones Library librarian, Linda Wentworth.
Where: Zoom, Jones Library in Amherst
♦ Find information and register here.

 

Libraries in the Woods logo. Black and white line-drawing of a person sitting under a tree with a book. Winding path to a library in the background. April 13  Tuesday, April 13, 7 pm
What:
 Coping with Stress, Anxiety, and Depression During Difficult Times, a panel discussion w/ Sara Schieffelin, LICSW, and other mental health care professionals
Where: Zoom, Cushman Library in Bernardston
♦ Find information and register here.

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Libraries in the Woods logo. Black and white line-drawing of a person sitting under a tree with a book. Winding path to a library in the background. April 14  Wednesday, 10 am
What: Book Discussion (contact Library to register)
Where: Location TBD, Warwick Free Public Library
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Jones Library logo. Owl with red scarf reading a book, standing on books with the words "Learn," "Discover," and "Connect" on the spine.April 14  Wednesday, 7 pm (or see April 13, Wednesday)
What: Book discussion, led by Jones Library librarian, Linda Wentworth.
Where: Zoom, Jones Library in Amherst
♦ Find information and register here.

 

Libraries in the Woods logo. Black and white line-drawing of a person sitting under a tree with a book. Winding path to a library in the background. April 15  Thursday, 6:30pm
What: Book Discussion (virtual anticipated)
Where: Zoom, Tilton Library in South Deerfield
♦ Find information and register here.

 

All Hamptons Read logo, compass. Includes the words, "North, East, South, West, Plus Burgy"April 15  Thursday, 7-8:30 pm
What: Book Discussion
Where: Online, Meekins Library in Williamsburg
♦ Find information and register here.

 

All Hamptons Read logo, compass. Includes the words, "North, East, South, West, Plus Burgy"April 20  Tuesday, 7 pm
What: Book Discussion
Where: Online, Westhampton Library
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Libraries in the Woods logo. Black and white line-drawing of a person sitting under a tree with a book. Winding path to a library in the background. April 22  Thursday, 6:30 pm
What: 
Theater Education Panel with John Bechtold, Cindy Naughton, Cynthia Strycharz and more
Where:  Zoom, Pelham Free Public Library
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Jones Library logo. Owl with red scarf reading a book, standing on books with the words "Learn," "Discover," and "Connect" on the spine.April 22  Thursday, 7 pm
What: Travels with Station Eleven’s Shakespeare, Sally Sutherland, lecturer emeritus at Mt. Holyoke College
Where: Zoom, Jones Library in Amherst
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Libraries in the Woods logo. Black and white line-drawing of a person sitting under a tree with a book. Winding path to a library in the background. April 26  Thursday, 7 pm
What: Book Discussion (virtual anticipated)
Where: Zoom, New Salem Public Library
♦ Find information and register here.

 

All Hamptons Read logo, compass. Includes the words, "North, East, South, West, Plus Burgy"April 27  Tuesday, 1 pm
What: Book Discussion
Where: Online, Edwards Public Library in Southampton
♦ Find information and register here.