Resources and Projects

Visit the NEA Big Read website for information: About the Book, About the Author, Discussion Questions, Multimedia, and a pdf copy of the Reader Guide for book clubs –

If you are interested in partnering with us for a Big Read related event, we can provide you with the following promotional materials to help you publicize your event:

  • Big Read Logo
  • Facebook Event Timeline Image
  • Sponsor Logos-Signage Footer
  • Image of The Round House book cover
  • Editable Book Club Information Flyer
  • Tabletop Display Sign
  • Program Highlights handout
  • Website & Press Release Content
  • ADA Compliance Statement/Guide (mandatory)

If you are from a library, community organization, or local business and interested in becoming involved, please contact Shannon Dozoryst with Young Auditorium at 262-472-1432 or

Artist Residencies – We are sponsoring two artist residencies in local schools as a part of this Big Read.  Click on the “Students” tab for more information about these projects!

Little Free Libraries  Create your own Little Free Library.  Visit and for more information.  Post the location of your new or existing Little Free Library on the LFL page on our blog and we’ll add books to your collection during The Big Read!  We will be designing our own LFL for the Young Auditorium as a part of The Big Read.  Join in the fun at the following events: Kick-Off on March 24, Little Free Library Reception on April 11, Finale Event on May 6.

StoryWalk® – Young Auditorium is co-sponsoring three StoryWalk® programs.  On March 24, a StoryWalk® will be held 10am – noon from the Hoard Historical Museum to Dwight Foster Public Library in Fort Atkinson.  On April 6 and 7, a StoryWalk® will be held all day from Hyland Hall to the Roseman Building/ UW-W Children’s Center on the University of WI-Whitewater campus.  On May 6, a StoryWalk® will be held at Old World Wisconsin.  The featured book is Thunder Boy Jr. by Sherman Alexie.  Please see the documents below for more information about StoryWalk® origins and how to create your own StoryWalk®, as well as an informational guide for the book produced by the Anti Defamation League.

StoryWalk FAQs




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