November is One Book/One New Paltz Month

Boards for the Town of New Paltz and the Village of New Paltz unanimously declare November to be ONE BOOK/ONE NEW PALTZ month. The OB/ONP Committee much appreciates this support for its efforts to promote reading and community. Read HOME and check out our week of exciting opportunities to talk with friends and neighbors about this book.

Town of New Paltz Proclamation
One Book/One New Paltz Reads
Home
by Toni Morrison

Whereas, the One Book/One New Paltz reads Toni Morrison’s Home 2013 initiative helps to restore reading to the center of American culture;

Whereas, a shared reading and discussion of a single book highlight the pleasure and power of reading;

Whereas, a shared reading and discussion of a single book support the expression of diverse ideas which enables people to learn about themselves and others;

Whereas, a shared reading and discussion of a single book celebrate and build community by bridging and valuing differences that sometimes separate people;

Whereas, a shared reading and discussion of a single book provide opportunities to invest in the future of the community;

Whereas, a shared reading and discussion of a single book benefit our community by contributing to lasting good;

Whereas, a shared reading of and discussion of a single book enrich the life of our community;

Be It Resolved that the Supervisor and Members of the New Paltz Town Board proclaim November as the One Book/One New Paltz Month and urge all community members to support and participate in this initiative.

Village of New Paltz Proclamation

One Book/One New Paltz Reads
Home by Toni Morrison

 

Whereas, the One Book/One New Paltz reads Toni Morrison’s Home 2013 initiative helps to restore reading to the center of American culture;

Whereas, a shared reading and discussion of a single book highlight the pleasure and power of reading;

Whereas, a shared reading and discussion of a single book support the expression of diverse ideas which enables people to learn about themselves and others;

Whereas, a shared reading and discussion of a single book celebrate and build community by bridging and valuing differences that sometimes separate people;

Whereas, a shared reading and discussion of a single book provide opportunities to invest in the future of the community;

Whereas, a shared reading and discussion of a single book benefit our community by contributing to lasting good;

Whereas, a shared reading of and discussion of a single book enrich the life of our community;

Be It Resolved that the Mayor and Members of the New Paltz Village Board proclaim November as the One Book One New Paltz Month and urge all community members to support and participate in this initiative.

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