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About Books to Bridge The Region

Books to Bridge The Region is an annual reading initiative each October that will encourage residents of all ages throughout parts of Northwest Indiana to read selected titles and share their reading experiences with one another. Other participating counties in the area include Lake, LaPorte, Newton, Porter, Pulaski, and Starke.

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Throughout the month of October, residents of all ages throughout parts of Northwest Indiana are invited to read selected titles and share their reading experiences with one another. Books to Bridge the Region encompasses the following seven counties: Jasper, Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Newton, Pulaski and Starke.

The chosen adult/young adult title for this year’s program is The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat by Edward Kelsey Moore. The selection for middle readers is The Secret Tree by Natalie Standiford, and for young readers the selected title is Henry’s Freedom Box: A True Story From the Underground Railroad by Ellen Levine.

The books chosen for this program all share a common theme, and each library will hold special programs related to the selected titles. Special events and programs include book discussions at each branch of JCPL and other related programs for each age group.

For more information about “Books to Bridge the Region,” contact the Rensselaer Library at 866-5881, the Wheatfield Library at 956-3774, or the DeMotte Library at 987-2221.

Books to Bridge Regional Calendar of events

Books to Bridge Online Community

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