Tuesday, November 20, 2007

THE BIG READ in Dubuque

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The Big ReadCarnegie-Stout Public Library is one of 127 organizations hosting a BIG READ celebration of one of 16 classic novels from January-June 2008.

THE BIG READ is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and Arts Midwest designed to revitalize the role of literature in American culture and bring the transformative power of literature into the lives of its citizens. THE BIG READ brings together partners across the country to encourage citizens to read for pleasure and enlightenment.

Dubuque's BIG READ events will run from January 13 through February 29, 2008 and will feature Dashiell Hammett's The Maltese Falcon.

Programs will include book discussions, film screenings, panel discussions, an author visit and a spectacular closing reception.Maltese Falcon

Our partners include the following organizations:
For information about specific programs, contact the Library Information Desk at (563) 589-4225, option 4, or visit the Library's Adult Services Programs Calendar.

Click here to complete THE BIG READ survey!

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