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How to Participate: 2013

Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Reads 2013 is a community-wide event! How may you participate?

Hold A Discussion Group In Your Community

Organize an event or discussion related to the read.
Events may be open to the public or restricted. Examples include:
• Book clubs wishing to use the book at a private meeting or discussion
• College or high school instructors assigning the book to their class
• Local workplaces hosting discussion groups for their employees
• Coffee shops inviting customers to connect over coffee on a particular night
• Film societies presenting a film related to the topic

Learn How To Moderate a Discussion Group
Training will be provided, at several conveniently located sites in January, for individuals who would like to learn how to moderate a discussion about the book for their organization or reading group. Many resources for book discussions can also be found on our resources page.

Sessions will be offered on the following dates, times and locations:

Saturday, January 12 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Ypsilanti District Library
5577 Whittaker Road
For information call the Ypsilanti District Library at 482-4110

Sunday, January 13 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Ann Arbor District Library
Malletts Creek Branch
3090 E. Eisenhower Parkway
Ann Arbor
For information call the Ann Arbor District Library at 327-4555

Come to these sessions and learn how to start a discussion in your organization or neighborhood! No advance registration is required.

Tell Us About Your Event

If you have an event related to the Read, and would like to have it listed on this site, please contact Tim Grimes, Ann Arbor District Library Community Relations and Marketing at Please tell us the title of the event, date, time, location, sponsoring organization and contact information. Also, let us know if registration is required or if the event is on a drop-in basis.

Keep Checking this Website for Updates!
The site will change often as events are added. Please check for changes.