What Did You Think About One Book, One Bedford ~ MARCH?

Submitted by the One Book, One Bedford Planning Committee

REMINDER: there’s still one more chance to participate in One Book, One Bedford ~ MARCH: Our final book discussion will be held TONIGHT, in the Bedford Free Public Library Meeting Room. We’ll ponder and discuss the three books, and reflect on the program as a whole. We hope you’ll join us!

The One Book, One Bedford program for Rep. John Lewis’s graphic novel trilogy, MARCH, is nearly at an end. Now, we want to hear from you! What did you think of the books? Which programs did you attend? Which did you find most useful or most interesting? Where could we make improvements in future years?

One Book, One Bedford ~ MARCH: Book Discussion Groups Begin on Friday, October 20

Submitted by the One Book, One Bedford Committee

Central to the “One Book, One Bedford” community read of Representative John Lewis’s graphic-novel trilogy, MARCH, are book discussion groups.We are offering several discussion groups for readers to get together and talk about the form and content of the books, the issues raised by the books, and their personal reactions to the series.

The dates are:

One Book, One Bedford ~ MARCH: Kick-off Events to Feature Discussions of the Graphic Novel Format and the Civil Rights Movement / October 14 and 15

Submitted by The Bedford Citizen’s One Book, One Bedford Committee

The “One Book, One Bedford” community read of Representative John Lewis’s graphic-novel trilogy, MARCH, kicks off next weekend, October 14 and 15, with two events to give all readers solid context for the content and form of the books.

A leader in the civil rights movement, Lewis offers an eyewitness account of non-violent activism, starting with the Freedom Riders (1961), through the March on Washington (1963) and the March from Selma to Montgomery (1965), and concluding with the signing of the Voting Rights Act (1965).

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