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An Arts Endowment initiative in partnership with Arts Midwest, the NEA Big Read broadens our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book. The Ackland is one of 84 nonprofit organizations selected to receive an NEA Big Read grant to support a community reading program.

As part of the NEA Big Read at the Ackland, we are honored to host a special free story time with the Chapel Hill Public Library as part of our Virtual Family & Friends Sunday on October 25th! All ages are welcome.


2:30 PM | Story Time with Dustin Reams

3:00 PM | Story Time with Stormie Daie

Registration is required; please click here to register.

Stormie Daie


If you encounter registration issues, please email us at acklandRSVP@unc.edu. We apologize for any inconvenience.

About Dustin and Stormie

Dustin Reams is a Durham NC based Drag King and Stormie Daie is a Durham NC based Drag Queen. They are both members of the prestigious House Of Coxx family.

NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

Photograph by Zoe Litaker

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Sponsored by

  • National Endowment for the Arts