Events

2018 Washtenaw Reads events will be added as information becomes available. Keep checking this site for updates!

 

Homegoing: A Conversation with Yaa Gyasi - The 2018 Institute for the Humanities Jill S. Harris Memorial Lecture

One of the highlights of Washtenaw Reads each year is a visit from the author. Hear Yaa Gyasi, author of the 2018 Washtenaw Read, on February 6, 2018 at 7:00pm at Rackham Auditorium. This event includes a book signing and copies of the book will be for sale.

 

Book Discussion of Homegoing: Tuesday January 30, 2018: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm -- Ann Arbor District Library Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

Join AADL staff and other community members for a discussion of the 2018 Washtenaw Read, Homegoing, by Yaa Gyasi. 

 

Fabulous Folktales: A Storytime for Kids Celebrating the 2018 Washtenaw Read!: Saturday February 3, 2018: 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm -- Ann Arbor Downtown Library: Youth Story Corner

 This event is intended for preschool-grade 3.

Join AADL storyteller Elizabeth as she shares folktales from West Africa in a special storytime for kids, created in conjunction with this year's Washtenaw Reads. The Read this year is Homegoing, by Yaa Gyasi. Much of the book takes place in West Africa.

 

Book Discussion of Homegoing: Sunday February 11, 2018: 2:00pm to 3:00pm -- Ann Arbor District Library Pittsfield Branch

Join AADL staff and other community members for a discussion of the 2018 Washtenaw Read, Homegoing, by Yaa Gyasi.

 

Book Discussion of Homegoing: Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 7pm -- Saline District Library

 
The public is invited for a lively discussion and refreshments.

 

 

Hosting your own event? Email the details to Emily Howard (howarde@aadl.org) to be added to the list.