The Big Read Blog (Archive)

Caldwell Public Library

Washington, DC Over the last year people across the country have been inspired by The Big Read to put down their books (but only temporarily, we hope) and take up their paintbrushes, cameras, and even duct tape to create works of art inspired by their communities? Big Read book. Here are a few of...
Caldwell, New Jersey Carissa DiMattia's photograph inspired by "The Rainy Day" For the month of March work by 38 of art teacher Linda Stewart's students was on display in the Caldwell Public Library as part of the community?s Big Read of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. "It was all, 'Oh, Mrs. Stewart,'...
August 21 , 2009 Washington, DC Inspired by veteran Big Read organizer (and Caldwell Public Library Director) Karen Kleppe Lembo's July 31 article in The Recorder , here's the library's Big Read by the numbers . . . 253 : Number of Big Read activities offered by Caldwell Public Library in Caldwell...
Photo by Alan Zale courtesty of Caldwell Public Library's (New Jersey) Big Read of The Shawl For the month of July, I set myself the challenge of writing a poem a day. While I didn't manage to write each and every day, I did manage to at least start quite a few poems. There's the old saying that...