BC Reads: Speak Out

BC Reads is a month-long program promoting community-wide discussion through reading and the arts. Take a look at the titles chosen for this year's program.


Featured Titles and Authors

Copies of the author’s books will be available for sale at a book signing following each of the programs listed below.

Book cover of Vox

Christina Dalcher 

Meet author Christina Dalcher at the Catonsville Branch on Thursday, April 25, at 7 p.m. Sponsored in part by the Friends of the Catonsville Library.

Book cover of We Matter: Athletes and Activism

We Matter: Athletes and Activism
Etan Thomas

Meet author Etan Thomas at the Owings Mills Branch on Wednesday, April 17, at 7 p.m.

Book cover of American Street.

American Street
Ibi Zoboi

Meet author Ibi Zoboi at the Cockeysville Branch on Thursday, April 11, at 6:30 p.m.

Book cover of Amina's Voice

Amina's Voice
Hena Khan

Meet author Hena Khan at the Rosedale Branch on Tuesday, April 30, at 6:30 p.m.

Book cover of What If...

What If...
Samantha Berger, illustrated by Mike Curato

Meet Samantha Berger and Mike Curato at the Pikesville Branch on Monday, May 6, at 6:30 p.m.