Big Read: NTID Kickoff event with Ilya Kaminsky at Gates Public Library

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Image of a smiling Ilya Kaminsky and the cover of his book with logos from the various organizations sponosoring the Big Read event on Aprril 1.

Gates Public Library is hosting the National Endowment of the Arts, Big Read:NTID project celebrating Deaf History Month, in collaboration with the Monroe County Library System and RIT/NTID. Author Ilya Kaminsky will be on hand at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 1, to read and discuss selections from his book, "Deaf Republic." A reception will follow with refreshments and book signing. Gates Public Library 902 Elmgrove Road Rochester, New York 14624.

VD: Big Read: NTID with Ilya Kaminsky poster. Two logos on top: Monroe County Library System (blue logo with outline of bridge) and Friends& Foundation of the Rochester Public Library (red logo with icon). Gates Public Library is hosting Big Read: NTID with Ilya Kaminsky. Saturday, April 1 at 5pm to 6:30pm. Reception will follow with refreshments and book signing. Interpreter will be provided. Two pictures in the middle: Left, it is a book of Deaf Republic by Ilya Kaminsky. Image of brick ear and black/white background. Right, it is a picture of Ilya Kaminsky. Black and white photo. A white male laughing. He is wearing a short-framed glasses. Wearing a dress shirt and jacket. Two logos at the bottom: RIT National Technical Institute for the Deaf and National Endowment for the Arts. Big Read Managed by Arts Midwest. NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest

Joan Naturale
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When and Where
April 01, 2023
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Room/Location: Gates Public Library, 902 Elmgrove Rd, Rochester, NY 14624

Open to the Public

Interpreter Requested?


community outreach
deaf community
performing arts
student experience