- By Raegen Luntz
- Posted Wednesday, October 17, 2018
NEA: Big Read Monster Ball
You Are Cordially Invited...
Forsyth County Public Library and the NEA: Big Read cordially invites you to attend our monstrous Monster Ball. In celebration of our community read title, "Pretty Monsters" by Kelly Link, the library will be hosting its finale event at the Central Branch Library. All ages welcome but a ticket is required. Free tickets are available at all ten library locations.
Guests are encouraged to dress up as characters from “Pretty Monsters” or from their favorite fantasy, sci-fi or horror novel. There will be fiendishly good food, creepy contests & prizes, monstrous music, and more. Best costumes winners will receive a $100 gift card.
Stay for our spooktacular theatrical reading of the short story "Monster" by Kelly Link and the announcement of our Short Story Contest winners.
Join us, if you dare...
Monster Ball Finale
Central Branch Library Auditorium
Saturday, Oct. 20 from 6 - 9 p.m.
Event sponsored by the NEA Big Read, Forsyth County Public Library and Old Salem Museums & Gardens. Catering by Visions Catering & Event Planning.
About the NEA Big Read
Since the program began in 2006, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has funded more than 1,400 NEA Big Read programs, providing more than $19 million to organizations nationwide. In addition, Big Read activities have reached every Congressional district in the country. Over the past 11 years, grantees have leveraged more than $44 million in local matching funds to support their NEA Big Read programs. More than 4.9 million Americans have attended an NEA Big Read event, approximately 82,000 volunteers have participated at the local level, and 39,000 community organizations have partnered to make NEA Big Read activities possible. For more information about the NEA Big Read, please visit arts.gov/neabigread.