Lake County Big Read

The NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) designed to broaden our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book.Lake County Library is one of 75 not-for-profit organizations to receive a grant to host an NEA Big Read project between September 2018 and June 2019. The NEA presents NEA Big Read in partnership with Arts Midwest.

The NEA Big Read in Lake County, CA for October 2018 features Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea. Free copies of the book are available to county residents and there are a variety of events throughout the month exploring the themes of the novel selection. 

If you would like to participate in the Big Read in 2018 here in Lake County please contact the main branch of the library in Lakeport at 707-263-8817 or by emailing

Visit the Lake County Big Read website to learn more!

The Mendocino County Library is also hosting the NEA Big Read in October 2018. You can learn more about their program on their website by clicking here.