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Howard County Book Connection

The Howard County Book Connection's 2014-2015 selection is:


by Nina Raine

Available at the HCC Bookstore!

Please join us for the 2014-2015 co-curricular and library events celebrating Tribes, award-winning play about belonging, family, deafness, and the limits of language and communication.

Upcoming events: Join the Book Connection on Monday, February 23, 2015, 2-3:20 PM, in Smith Theatre, for a lively panel discussion of the play Tribes, as well as performances by hearing and deaf actors/faculty and a virtual meeting with author Nina Raine.

Then on Friday, February 27, 9:30-11:00 AM, in Monteaboro Recital Hall, watch as Peter Cook, an internationally known Deaf performing artist, showcases his original stories with versatility by incorporating pantomime, acting, and movement in an innovative style told in American Sign Language (ASL). More information about these events

In 2015-2016, the Howard County Book Connection will explore Half the Sky by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn.

Book Connection nominations needed!

The Book Connection partnership has been even more exciting, successful, and diverse than we originally envisioned back in 2003! HoCoPoLitSo is now a partner in addition to the Howard County Library System (HCLS).

We’ve fostered community reading of nonfiction accounts and essays, novels, short stories and even a play.

We are now calling for nominations for our 2016-2017 selection. Please recommend a book for the committee’s consideration by Monday, March 2, 2015. Submit a nomination for the 2016-2017 Howard County Book Connection.

The Howard County Book Connection, begun in 2003, seeks to connect our community through shared learning experiences that promote productive dialogue, critical thinking, and intellectual enrichment. 

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