October honors arts and humanities programs and workshops, large and small, that teach history and heritage to help understand where we came from, the world around us and who we want to be through creative outlets and experiences. Click here to read the full article.
Gaining in popularity across the country, students are building public speaking skills and their self confidence with poetry competitions that can earn them cash rewards and college scholarships. Click here to read the full article.
Libraries across Michigan are adopting the PRIME TIME program to motivate non-active library patrons but find it also opens the door for parents to have important, relatable life discussions with their children. Click here to read the full article.
The Great Read Michigan program tackles important social topics, with a coordinated reading program, in communities throughout the state to inspire discussion about the current and historical contexts of diversity, equality and more. Click here to read the full article.
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We are drawing to a close for our 2012 Fiscal Year. From the Great Michigan Read Grand Finale, to an unprecedented number of major grant awards and an overwhelming response to our Poetry Out Loud and Arts & Humanities Touring programs, we have enjoyed one of our most successful (and busy!) years in recent memory. Several new staff members, programs and supporters have energized our organization and we can't wait to see what the new year brings.
There are only 13 days left in our fiscal year.
Please help us finish up our banner year with a record amount of support for our exciting programs.
Your donation of $10, $25 or $50 will help us get a jump start on 2013 where we are launching our next Great Michigan Read selection, facilitating two traveling Smithsonian exhibits and expanding our Prime Time Family Reading Time program. As always, we appreciate your support and would love to hear from you!