THE BIG READ IN VENTURA APRIL-MAY 2014
Join thousands of residents in reading, discussing & taking part in free community activities inspired by our featured book
View the Ventura Film Society THE THINGS THEY CARRIED COMPILATION VIDEO (18 minutes) by Will Randall and Lorenzo DeStefano (click here or click on the YouTube icon)
- All events are free and open to the public
- Explore links to our featured book Tim O’Brien’s short-story collection “The Things They Carried” at http://neabigread.org/books/thethingstheycarried/
The City of Ventura Department of Parks, Recreation & Community Partnerships, in partnership with the Ventura County Library, received a grant for The Big Read, a bold initiative designed to restore reading to the center of American culture by encouraging an entire community to read, discuss and participate in activities inspired by the featured book. The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest www.NEABigRead.org.