About Us

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What if everyone read the same book and then joined all those readers in talking about it? (Library of Congress)


Hastings Reads is a community-wide reading program that seeks to encourage reading and discussion of books and the ways in which they can help us understand the lives and experiences of ourselves and others. Everyone is invited to read the books and participate in the events. Let’s start reading and talking today!

Hastings Reads is planned and sponsored by:

    • The Hastings Reads Committee

    • Dakota County Library

    • Friends of the Pleasant Hill Library

    • Hastings AAUW - American Association of University Women

    • Hastings Community Education

    • Hastings Public Schools

    • The Hastings Public Schools Foundation

    • Hastings YMCA

    • KDWA Radio

    • Ruth and George Doffing Charitable Gift Fund