Edina Reads, an Edina Community Foundation program,
is a community-wide reading program that encourages active
reading, lifelong learning, and thoughtful conversation.
To use the power of literature to create connections and deeper understanding among the diverse people who live, work and go to school in Edina. Open, intergenerational dialogue is meant to bring healthier perspectives to children, youth and adults.
Bring attention to the value of reading and lifelong learning
Provide community-wide events that create opportunities for thoughtful dialogue
Present reading suggestions to expand understanding of our world
Encourage schools, faith communities, service clubs, businesses, neighborhoods and other formal or informal groups in Edina to engage in discussions of books and ideas.