The National Endowment for the Arts has announced that the Farmers Branch Manske Library has been named as a recipient of a $15,000 grant to host the NEA Big Read in Farmers Branch this fall.
A national 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.
Farmers Branch Manske Library is one of 79 nonprofit organizations to receive an NEA Big Read grant to host a community reading program. The NEA Big Read in Farmers Branch will focus on the novel Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel. Activities will take place during October and November 2018.
The Farmers Branch Manske Library is excited to work with community partners to make this program a success. Some of these partners include 3 Nations Brewing Co., Brookhaven Community College, the City of Farmers Branch and various city departments
NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.