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Cape Fear Big Read

As part of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Big Read: Cape Fear, Pender County Library has partnered with UNCW’s Office of the Arts and Randall Library to participate in hosting a collaborative, year-long effort to promote literacy in Wilmington and the broader Cape Fear region. Programming for the NEA Big Read: Cape Fear spans three counties (Pender, New Hanover, and Brunswick) and includes community book reads, discussions, family-friendly events, book clubs, teacher trainings, performances, story times, and art festivals that focus their efforts on Sandra Cisneros’ The House on Mango Street and other companion titles, including The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo.

NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. The NEA Big Read: Cape Fear is sponsored by the Arts Council of Wilmington & New Hanover County and the Brunswick Arts Council.

NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.
In partnership with the UNCW Office of the Arts and William Madison Randall Library