Givens Black Books
Patrons will discuss the works of Walter Mosley.
Patrons will discuss African American authors.
Patrons will check out related library materials.
Attendees were asked to complete evaluations and 73 did so. A majority indicated that the program increased their interest in and enthusiasm for reading, in particular African American authors. All respondents indicated that the program offered quality discussion on a range of topics with many different points of view represented and expressed. There was a general enthusiasm for connections made within the groups and greater understanding of the fiction and non-fiction texts. Selected comments, "It got me back to taking some time to stop and read." "It was great hearing stories from other people about experiences related to the book." Survey was distributed and collected by the Givens Foundation.
Givens Foundation for African American Literature