Albion's 2017 Big Read Photo Gallery

Albion's Big Read starts long before October with our Big Read Summer Leadership Program. The excitement is just beginning! The photo gallery below is separated by event and are categorized by date, starting with the most recent. Click a photo to make it larger and use the arrows on your keyboard to scroll through them. 

The War & Treaty Concert
October 3, 2017

A crowd of over 100 people experienced the Big Read alongside the unique blend of Folk, Americana, Blues, Roots, and Soul thanks to Albion's own The War and Treaty! If you missed out, you can see them play at Walk the Beat in downtown Albion on October 21! Check them out at www.thewarandtreaty.com.

Kick-Off Parade and Celebration
September 30, 2017

Thank you to everyone who came out to the historic Holland Park/West Ward to celebrate the beginning of Albion's third Big Read! The celebration started with a parade and continued all afternoon with circus performers, live music, community organizations, student groups, and local food vendors. It was a beautiful day of celebrating with friends, families, and neighbors!

Big Read Summer Leadership Program
August - September 2017

Big Read Summer Leadership Program
Day 5 - August 11, 2017

Big Read Summer Leadership Program
Day 4 - August 10, 2017

Big Read Summer Leadership Program
Day 3 - August 9, 2017

Big Read Summer Leadership program
Day 2 - August 8, 2017

Day 2 of the BRSLP was a blast! We explored "True Grit" thinking about school clubs, roared through Albion College's campus on an intense scavenger hunt, worked on two art projects, and ate without using our hands during our Big Read traditional Donut Eating Competition. See for yourself below. 

Big Read Summer Leadership Program
Day 1 - August 7, 2017

Check out photos from Day 1 of the Big Read Summer Leadership Program. We played games, painted the "Rock" at Albion College, competed with Rock, Paper, Scissors, and started our art project. Take a peek below!

Big Read Summer Leadership Program
June - July

Over the course of six weeks in June and July, Big Read Leaders and College Volunteers met to build relationships, play games, and explore "True Grit" using emojis, Instagram, and paper plate awards.