Somerville Reads

Exit West 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 2018 campaign on Saturday November 3rd at 12:00 PM. This year’s selection is Exit West* by Mohsin Hamid. Copies of the book are available for check out at all Somerville Public Library locations.

This year’s programs will offer community members a chance to celebrate cultural diversity and connect with other Somerville residents through discussions and parties.

The following series of events and discussions is planned for November:

East Branch Block Party: an All-Ages Celebration, Featuring Music by El Sistema Somerville and Grooversity -Saturday, November 3rd 12:00 PM (East Branch, 115 Broadway)

Voices of Migration Panel Discussion -Wednesday, November 7th 7:00 PM (Central Library, 79 Highland Ave)

Home, Migration, and Relationships: A Somerville Reads Event by and for Teens. -Wednesday, November 15th 3:30 (Central Library, 79 Highland Ave)

Exit West Book Discussion Groups talk about Exit West with your library community

*Click here for a list of related books for adults.

*Click here for lists of related books for children and teens.