The Big Read
Big Read partners have decided to forgo the selection of a title for 2013. How the Big Read might manifest itself in the future is still to be decided. Please check back in 2014. Thank you to all who have participated in the past. Keep reading and sharing your love of great books! . If you are looking for your next great read, consider one of our book discussion groups.
About The Big Read
A community-wide reading initiative designed to bring an entire community together through reading and discussing the same great book. Miami Valley residents, friends, co-workers, neighbors and strangers read the same book and join together for thought-provoking discussions and Big Read events. This six-week program is held annually in late winter/early spring. Details about The Big Read are announced at your nearest library, bookstore, and through the Dayton Daily News.
Prior Big Read Selections:
2005 - Nickel and Dimed
2006 - To Kill a Mockingbird
2007 - The Glass Castle
2008 - Funny in Farsi
2009 - Nineteen Minutes
2010 - Dreamers of the Day
2011 - The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
2012 - Zeitoun
Washington-Centerville Public Library is a founding sponsor of The Big Read. The program is sponsored by a collaborative group of Miami Valley libraries, bookstores, universities, non-profit organizations, and the Dayton Daily News.
For more information on The Big Read, visit www.bigread.org