Edina Reads is a community wide reading program that encourages active reading, lifelong learning, and thoughtful conversation.

Vision: 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. 


  • 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


Edina Reads Sponsors


Friends of the Edina Library

Edina Community Foundation

Edina Senior Center

Edina High School

Edina Resource Center

League of Women Voters Edina

Hennepin County Library