Friday, April 2, 2010

Kenosha's Big Read is a Big Success

Link to April 1 Kenosha News article.

Excerpt:     Kenosha readers turned up in bunches to take part in a month of activities centered on“The Grapes of Wrath.”

The Kenosha Public Library wrapped up “The Big Read,” a community-wide effort to promote reading John Steinbeck’s “The Grapes of Wrath” and attending activities related to the book and its themes, this week.

The program, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts, started in January with free book distributions. Kris Neiman, head of administrative services for the Kenosha Public Library, said a total of 1,237 free copies of the book were distributed through the area

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