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Heads of the Colored People, by Nafissa Thompson-Spires, has been chosen as the spotlight title for the 2019 Bloomington Reads Programming Series. Area residents are encouraged to read this title, discuss it with their peers, and attend corresponding programs which focus on themes found in the book.

The programs listed below make up the 2019 Bloomington Reads programming series and culminate with an April 9 author presentation by Thompson-Spires at the library.

Featured Programs

Letter Writing

Movie: The Hate U Give

Book Discussion

Creating a Vision Board

Next to Normal Story Slam at MCAC

Self-Portrait Collages

Graphic Novel Design

Social Justice and Racial Identity

Book Discussion with Books on Tap

Portrait Drawing

Short Story Writing

Author Presentation by Nafissa Thompson-Spires