Stanly Strong Community Read

Stanly Strong Community Read

The Stanly Community College Library, the Stanly County Public Library, and the Pfeiffer University Library present “Stanly Strong—Crucial Conversations in a Post-Pandemic World.” The community read will offer a monthly book club from January-August 2022 centered on pandemic/post-apocalyptic literature. It is the objective of the community read to share stories from the pandemic and use the literature as a springboard for healing. Sign-Up Form:

Station Eleven
by Emily St. John
January 31 at 6:00 p.m.
Led by Joel Ferdon
Stanly Community College

Love in the Time of Cholera
by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
February 28 at 6:00 p.m.
Led by Dr. Chris Bramlett
Community Leder

The Orphan Collector
by Ellen Marie Wiseman
March 28 at 6:00 p.m.
Led by Melanie Holles
Stanly County Public Library

The Pull of the Stars
by Emma Donoghue
April 25 at 6:00 p.m.
Led by Wendy Growcock
Stanly County Health Dept.

The Martian Chronicles
by Ray Bradbury
May 30 at 6:00 p.m.
Led by Ellen Blue
Pfeiffer University

Years of Wonders
by Geraldine Brooks
June 27 at 6:00 p.m.
Led by Dr. Reese Linnell
Stanly Community College

Zone One
by Colson Whitehead
July 25 at 6:00 p.m.
Led by Matthew Kelly
Stanly County
Public Library

Maybe You Should
Talk to Someone
by Lori Gottlieb
August 29 at 6:00 p.m.
Led by Tanya Nicks
Pfeiffer University

Stanly Community College received an American Rescue Plan Humanities Grant from North Carolina Humanities, Funding for this grant was provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the American Rescue Plan Act economic stabilization plan.