to Bridge the Region is a
reading initiative encompassing seven Northwest Indiana
counties: Jasper, Lake, LaPorte, Newton, Porter, Pulaski and
Adult Selection: coming soon
Picture/Easy Reader: coming soon
We enjoyed a talk with last year’s
author Jean Kwok via Skype at Ivy Tech, Gary campus.
Download the poster for this great event
If you have ever held an event and your town is not circled, let us
know and we will add you!
Friday October 4, 2013: Time Out for Reading - Put Your Nose in a Book!
Schools and Libraries watch out for our Lit-Kits this fall!
Books to Bridge the Region again joined with the Northwest Indiana
Coalition and its partners to deliver almost 450 "Lit Kits" to all
public and private, and all public libraries, in Lake, Porter, LaPorte,
Newton, Pulaski and Starke counties. Each kit contains one or more of
featured books, depending on the ages served by that organization.
TO BRIDGE THE REGION encourages area residents to read
and discuss selected books on a theme starting in September.
How can my town, library, school or
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and return or fill out, save as pdf and email the Participation
- Attend our scheduled
events. Just click the Calendar of Events tab for
a list of programs and activities in five counties.
your own events or programs based on the books or the theme.
Feel free to use any of the free downloadable resources
on this website.
- Tell us about
How can I help?
are greatly appreciated and will be used to purchase books,
plan programs and coordinate region-wide efforts. The fiscal agent is
Purdue University Calumet. Contact Books
to Bridge the Region at 219-931-5100, Ext. 310.
checks payable to:
Books to Bridge the Region
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