Somerville Reads

El Deafo book cover

Somerville Reads, a project that promotes literacy and community engagement by encouraging people all over the city to read and discuss the same book, is launching its 2017 campaign next Monday, September 18th at 6:30 p.m.  This year’s selection is El Deafo by Cece Bell. Copies of the books are available for check out at all Somerville Public Library locations.

This year’s programs will offer community members a chance to learn more about graphic novels and comics, learn more about the Deaf community, and connect with other Somerville residents through discussions and parties.

The following series of events and discussions is planned for September and October: