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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
NOVEMBER 23, 2020
Jacqueline Woodson

Rogue Reads Presents Award-Winning Author Jacqueline Woodson

What if everyone in Jackson County read the same books?

Jackson County Library Services is excited to announce Rogue Reads, a program to encourage everyone in Jackson County to read and discuss the same books. Our goal is to promote reading and build community through conversation.

Rogue Reads will take place December 2020 through February 2021 and features book discussions and programs on books by bestselling author Jacqueline Woodson. The selected titles allow all participants, regardless of age, to explore the timely themes of race, family dynamics, identity, and religion while sharing conversations that build common ground.

Look forward to engaging programs, book giveaways, and best of all: a live, virtual author talk with Ms. Woodson in February! Download discussion guides, learn more about the author, and view upcoming events here.

Rogue Reads will be an annual celebration of literature and community in our region. We look forward to reading and discussing these books with you.

Read the Books

Red at the Bone
Brown Girls Dreaming
If You Come Softly
The Day You Begin

Attend an Event

Consider This

Consider This: Anti-Racism

Tuesday, December 1 from 6-7:30 p.m.
A panel of local experts discuss anti-racism, minority representation, and how to combat systemic injustice.
Red at the Bone Playlist

Prince, Louis Armstrong and Wu-Tang Clan: A Red at the Bone Playlist Discussion

Tuesday, February 16 from 5-6 p.m.
Join a staff-led exploration of the role of music in Jacqueline Woodson’s Red at the Bone, including a discussion of the historical and cultural impact of the artists featured in the novel.
Jacqueline Woodson

Rogue Reads Author Talk with Jacqueline Woodson

Sunday, February 21 from 4-5 p.m.
Celebrate the works of bestselling author Jacqueline Woodson during this live, virtual author talk.
View more Rogue Reads programs for kids, teens, and adults here.
Rogue Reads is made possible with support from our sponsors: Jackson County Library Foundation, KISS, The Valley, Jefferson Public Radio, and Rosebud Media.
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