[Michlib-l] Countdown to The Big Read Dearborn Kickoff

Henry Fischer hjfischer7 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 26 16:07:52 EST 2014

Hi everyone,

You're invited to *The Big Read Dearborn Kickoff*

*Saturday, March 8, 2014 (11 a.m. - 2 p.m.)*
*The Henry Ford - Anderson Theater *
*20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn *

In conjunction with several local community organizations, Dearborn Public
Library presents The Big Read
a community-wide reading celebration and exploration of Jack London's
classic novel *The Call of the Wild*. The adventure begins at The Henry
Ford with a grand
 featuring free books, music, activities, and Charlie Chaplin's film *The
Gold Rush*.
*The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in
partnership with Arts Midwest. Thank you to all **partners and
of this program. *
Thank you,

Henry Fischer

Adult Services Librarian

Dearborn Public Library

16301 Michigan Ave.

Dearborn, MI 48126

(313) 943-2341

hfischer at ci.dearborn.mi.us

The Big Read is coming to Dearborn! Do you hear the Call? Fun-filled
activities and events centered on Jack London's *The Call of the Wild* will
take place in and around Dearborn in March through May 2014. The adventure
- *Call of the Wild: EmBARKING on Discovery - *begins with a BIG kickoff
free and open to the public at The Henry Ford in Anderson Theater on
Saturday, March 8, 2014, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m.:
http://www.thehenryford.org/events/thebigread.aspx. Sign up for email
updates at www.bigreaddearborn.org!

Another date to save is Saturday, April 26, 1-3 p.m. That's when George
Guidall, renowned actor and audiobook narrator, will give a presentation on
"The Art and Artifice of Audiobook Narration," and he will do a dramatic
reading from *The Call of the Wild*. This event will take place in the
auditorium at Henry Ford Centennial Library.

*The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in
partnership with Arts Midwest. The program is designed to revitalize the
role of literature in American culture and to encourage citizens to read
for pleasure and enlightenment.*
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