"What was lost in the collapse: almost everything, almost everyone, but there is still such beauty." 

-Emily St. John Mandel

Read Station Eleven With Us

Pick up your copy of Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel at the Library and join our community in The Big Read, as we come together for a variety of exciting free events and programs for all ages! 

Read the novel. Attend a book discussion, or better yet, start your own book club with your friends or co-workers! Get creative. Watch a film. Learn something new. Watch a live theatre performance. Play an instrument. Make something on our 3D printer. Do all of this and more throughout September and October 2017. Our events section has all the details you need!


Check our Blog for news, updates, and even more details about how you can get involved.

The Big Read is for kids too! Check out our companion titles for younger audiences in our Books section. 


The Joseph E. Martin Shakespeare Circle

The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. We appreciate the support of many other organizations in helping to make this program a success!

Tennessee Shakespeare Company

The Jackson-Madison County Library Presents: The Big Read