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The Big Read


The Big Read

The 2016 Big Read selection is Ray Bradbury's classic cautionary tale, Fahrenheit 451

Central Library and several branches are organizing Big Read events that range from film screenings to read-a-thons to fire truck displays. Check the listings at right for an event near you.

Fahrenheit 451

The Big Read encourages communities to rediscover the joy of reading by selecting one annual work of literature to read citywide and on which to focus cultural events and activities. The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment of the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest and the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs.